Function of Neurons
Function of Neurotransmitters
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Types of Neurotransmitters
Types of Neurotransmitters Part 2
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A special type of cell in the body that sends and receives signals from your brain

What are Neurons 

100

Neurotransmitters help us function _____ and _____

What is physically and psychologically 

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When an electrical signal races down the axon up to 100m/ second it causes what?

An action potential

100

This neurotransmitter helps with mood regulation, hunger and sleep

What is serotonin

100
This neurotransmitter functions during fight-or flight response

What is Norepinephrine

200

Neurons are interconnected and make up the basis of our_____ and _____

What is thoughts and emotions 

200

Neurotransmitters help to carry, balance, or boost the signals that happen between our ____ or _____

What are neurons or nerve cells 

200

The three main parts of the neuron are?

The dendrites, soma and axon

200

This neurotransmitter is the brain's main inhibitory neurotransmitter 

What is GABA (Gamma aminobutyric acid)

200

This neurotransmitters deficit is Alzheimers

What is Acetylcholine 

300

The _____ receives signals while the ____ sends signals 

What are dendrites and axons 

300

When a neuron is not sending out a signal or "firing" it is at its what?

Resting potential

300

EPSP stands for...?

Excitatory Post Synaptic Potential

300

This neurotransmitters surplus is anxiety

What is Norepinephrine 

300

This neurotransmitters Deficit is Parkinsons

What is Dopamine

400

What is the gap that lies on the end of each neutron?

What is the synapse

400

Where do we find a neurotransmitter on the neuron?

What is the axon terminal button

400

When a cell gains positive charge it leads to...

What is depolarization

400

This is the brain's main excitatory neurotransmitter

What is glutamate 

400

This neurotransmitters surplus is sleep and eating disorders

What is GABA

500

The process of sending a signal across the synapse is known as what?

What is neurotransmission


500

When a neuron is singled by a neurotransmitter to send a signal is leads to what?

Action Potential
500

-65mv is known as what?

The neurons resting membrane potential

500

This neurotransmitter helps us with pain control, stress reduction and positive emotions

What is endorphins 

500

This neurotransmitters surplus is hallucinations

What is serotonin
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