Psychology 1101 Types of Neurotransmitters
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The neurotransmitter responsible for motor control at the junction between nerves and muscles; also involved in mental processes such as learning, memory, sleeping, and dreaming.
The neurotransmitter responsible for adrenaline rushes, bursts of energy caused by its release throughout the body.
The neurotransmitter involved in states of arousal and awareness.
A monoamine neurotransmitter important for a wide range of psychological activity, including emotional states, impulse control, and dreaming.
A monoamine neurotransmitter involved in reward, motivation, and motor control.
The primary inhibitory transmitter in the nervous system.
The primary excitatory transmitter in the nervous system.
A neurotransmitter involved in natural pain reduction and reward.
A neurotransmitter involved pain perception.
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