Neurochemistry Questions

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Neurotransmitter
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The function of a/an ______ depends on what region it innervates and its receptor
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Acetylcholine
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Attention and memory; N.trans.
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Basal Nucleus
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Where acetylcholine is made
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Acetylcholine
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Sugar + Choline from Lecithin
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Norepinephrine
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Arousal/Wake up; N. trans.
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Norepinephrine
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Regulates communication between brain and body to control metabolism
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Locus Coeruleus
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Where norepinephrine is made
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Tyrosine
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Base component of norepinephrine and dopamine
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Neurotransmitter
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Just because you make a/an _____ doesn’t mean you use it
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Serotonin
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Sleep, dreaming, and moods; N. trans.
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Raphe Nuclei
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Where Serotonin is made
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Tryptophan
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What serotonin is made from
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LSD
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Drug that turns off serotonergic neurons and causes hallucinations
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GABA Glutamate
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The yin and yang of neurotransmitters are _____ and _____
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GABA
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Brains’ primary inhibitory n.trans.
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GABA
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Turns off the brain; N.trans.
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Glutamate
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Neuroplasticity; N.trans.
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Epilepsy
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Overstimulation of glutamate leads to….?
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Glutamate
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Responsible for killing excess neurons
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Drugs
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_____ only produce effects because they look like the N.trans. they interfere with
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Dysbindin
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Protein that causes alterations in glutamate that may lead to schizophrenia
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Dopamine
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Reward; N.trans.
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Genuine
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Type of smile that correlates with increase of dopamine
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Nucleus Accumbens
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The devil structure of impulsivity
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Anandamide
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Internal bliss; Brain’s marijuana; comes from fats

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