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5 Matching questions

  1. antagonist
  2. glutamate
  3. pure insertion (pure deletion)
  4. benzodiazepine
  5. metamphetamine
  1. a substance that reduces the action of a neurotransmitter
  2. b the assumption that adding a different component to a task does not change the operation of other components
  3. c a variation of amphetamine that is cheaply produced and widely abused in the US
  4. d a major tranquilizer that acts as a GABA agonist
  5. e excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Blood oxygen-level-dependent contrast; the signal measured in fMRI that relates to the concentration of deoxyhemoglobin in the blood
  2. a chemical messenger that communicates across a synapse.
  3. a powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america
  4. a peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone
  5. measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)

5 True/False questions

  1. indoleamineone of a subgroup of monoamines includnig seratonin and melatonin

          

  2. cognitive subtractionthe effect of one variable upon another

          

  3. acetylcholine (ACh)a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.

          

  4. nicotinea stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco

          

  5. serotonina powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america