What is GABA? - Function, Benefits & Side Effects


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What kind of neurotransmitter is GABA?

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1. What does the abbreviation GABA mean?

2. Growth hormone increases the overall mass of what kind of tissue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your understanding of gamma-aminobutyric acid with this worksheet and quiz. You'll examine how gamma-aminobutyric acid works and its side effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to prove that you understand:

  • Kinds of neurotransmitters
  • The type of tissue affected by growth hormone
  • Potential side effects of certain neurotransmitters

Skills Practiced

The questions on this quiz were designed to help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on gamma-aminobutric acid
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about neurotransmitters such as GABA and glutamate
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the abbreviation GABA

Additional Learning

More information about this topic awaits within the lesson entitled What is GABA? - Function, Benefits & Side Effects. Study this lesson and you'll learn about:

  • How your brain works
  • Possible uses of neurotransmitters as nutritional supplements
  • Recommended dosages of gamma-aminobutric acid