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5 Matching questions

  1. neuromodulator
  2. withdrawal
  3. pure insertion (pure deletion)
  4. acetylcholine (ACh)
  5. amino acid
  1. a a chemical messenget that communicates with target cells more distant than the synapse by diffusing away from the point of release.
  2. b the symptoms that occur when certain adictive drugs are no longer administered in smaller quantities.
  3. c a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
  4. d the assumption that adding a different component to a task does not change the operation of other components
  5. e an essential component of proteins (it's building blocks)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal
  2. 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
  3. an enzyme that breaks down the neurotransmitter acetylcoline
  4. a neurotransmitter implicated in motor control, reward and psychosis.
  5. part of a group of biogenic amines that includes dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine.

5 True/False questions

  1. nicotinic receptora stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco


  2. neuropeptidea peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone


  3. ecstacy (MDMA)excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter


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


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