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100

The largest part of the brain, which includes the cerebral cortex and basal ganglia. It is the location in the brain with the highest intellectual functions.
What is the forebrain.

100

Specialized cells that nourish and support neurons.
What is glia or neuroglia?

200

The centermost part of the retina where light is focused and mainly contains cone cells
What is the fovea?

200

An amino acid neurotransmitter that is excitatory. It excites NMDA and AMPA receptors. Overstimulation with this neurotransmitter can lead to cell death.
What is glutamate?

300

A hormone released by the adrenal medulla and specialized sides in the brain. It puts the body in a state of arousal during "fight or flight".
What is epinephrine?

300

A distinctive structure growing at the the end of most axon endings. New material is added to the axon at this site to make new connections between neurons.
What is a growth cone?

400

A technology that uses magnetic fields to detect activity in the brain by monitoring blood flow.
What is fMRI?

400

Hormones that produce an array of effects in response to stress. they help mediate the stress response.
What are glucocorticoids?

500

An amino acid neurotransmitter that is inhibitory.
What is GABA?