How Changes in the Dopaminergic System Affect Cognitive Aging


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Which of the following is NOT a dopaminergic system tract?

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1. The nigrostriatal tract deals primarily with _____.

2. Why are the mesocortical tract and the mesolimbic tract sometimes treated as the same system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will cover definitions related to dopaminergic system changes. The questions will either ask you to identify the correct term involved in the question or complete the sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the following terms:

  • Dopaminergic system tracts
  • Nigrostriatal
  • Mesocorticolimbic
  • Tuberoinfundibular

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dopaminergic systems lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept tuberoinfundibular
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about nigrostriatal in a different light

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the corresponding lesson How Changes in the Dopaminergic System Affect Cognitive Aging. The partner lesson covers the following information:

  • Providing a general picture of the brain
  • Exploring the structure of tracts
  • Understanding the dopaminergic system
  • Describing the four parts of the dopaminergic systems