What is a Neurotransmitter? - Definition, Types, Function & Examples


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Low levels of serotonin may cause which of the following?

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1. The area that the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron is called the _____.

2. You go for a run around the track, and afterwards, you feel less anxiety and stress. Which neurotransmitter has been released to help you feel this way?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Different kinds of neurotransmitters are reviewed by the questions in this quiz. More general information related to neurotransmitters is also covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You should be prepared to answer questions about these specific neurotransmitters:

  • Serotonin
  • Endorphins
  • Dopamine

Skills Practiced

This quiz will assist you by providing you with the opportunity to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on neurotransmitters
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what neurotransmitters travel across and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about neurons

Additional Learning

Keep studying this subject by accessing the lesson titled Neurotransmitters. Within this lesson you will find information related to:

  • Feelings that neurotransmitters affect
  • Terminal branches and axons
  • Types of neurons