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5 Matching questions

  1. gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
  2. reuptake inhibitor
  3. small molecule transmitter
  4. neurohormone
  5. addiction
  1. a one of a group of chemical messengers that includes amino acids and amines
  2. b major inhibotory amino acid neurotransmitter
  3. c a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
  4. d a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
  5. e a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco
  2. measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)
  3. the process in which more of a drug is needed to produce the same effect
  4. a variation of amphetamine that is cheaply produced and widely abused in the US
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. reserpinea compound extracted from opium, used to treat pain


  2. adenosinea byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter


  3. glutamatea substance derived from the Amazonian plants that causes paralysis by blocking the the nicotinic ACh receptor


  4. barbituratea drug that produces strong sedation by acting as a GABA agonist


  5. monoaminea compound extracted from opium, used to treat pain


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