5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- pure insertion (pure deletion)
- acetylcholine (ACh)
- amino acid
- a a chemical messenget that communicates with target cells more distant than the synapse by diffusing away from the point of release.
- b the symptoms that occur when certain adictive drugs are no longer administered in smaller quantities.
- c a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
- d the assumption that adding a different component to a task does not change the operation of other components
- e an essential component of proteins (it's building blocks)
5 Multiple choice questions
- a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal
- measures of temporary changes in brain physiology associated with cognitive processing; the most common methods of PET and fMRI are based on a hemodynamic measure
- an enzyme that breaks down the neurotransmitter acetylcoline
- a neurotransmitter implicated in motor control, reward and psychosis.
- part of a group of biogenic amines that includes dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine.
5 True/False questions
nicotinic receptor → a stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco
neuropeptide → a peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone
ecstacy (MDMA) → excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter
indoleamine → one of a subgroup of monoamines includnig seratonin and melatonin
addiction → a powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america