What is Dopamine? - Definition & Function


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What is dopamine?

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1. What is dopamine responsible for in the human body?

2. What have low levels of dopamine been linked to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this multiple-choice quiz at any time to see what you know about dopamine. Questions will cover areas like an explanation of dopamine and its role(s) in the human body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand these areas:

  • Something associated with low levels of dopamine
  • Signs of high levels of dopamine
  • Number of years that dopamine has been studied

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define dopamine
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the role(s) of dopamine in human bodies and some of the results of high levels of dopamine
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects from low levels of dopamine

Additional Learning

For more information on how our bodies work, you can review the lesson called What Is Dopamine? - Definition & Function. These points will be explored in greater detail:

  • Extensive studies of dopamine
  • Role of dopamine in the prevention of nausea
  • Feelings that comes from dopamine