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

This interactive, printable quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your understanding of some of the characteristics of Dopamine and the effect it can have on humans. The quiz surveys topics such as dopamine's responsibility in the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will help you measure your familiarity with the following:

  • How long scientists have been performing research on Dopamine
  • What dopamine levels have been linked to

Skills Practiced

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson regarding the purpose of dopamine
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about dopamine in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what high and low levels of dopamine are linked to

Additional Learning

For further study review accompanying lesson What is Dopamine? - Definition & Function. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Identify the areas of the brain where Dopamine is produced and what different bodily functions they affect
  • Discuss the three areas of study on which Dopamine research has focused
  • Examine the relationship between Dopamine and Parkinson's disease