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Human Brain and Behaviour: lecture 4

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB65H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Fall

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Ways of increasing and decreasing synaptic activityIncrease Decrease 1 Synthesis of neurotransmitter increase decrease 2 Packaging vesicles increase decrease 3 Release into synaptic cleft increase decrease 4 Receptor activation mimicker blocker Inactivation 5 decrease increase ReuptakeDegradationI Monoamines biogenic amines A Cetecholamines 1 Dopamine DA Inactivate reuptake 2 Norepinephrine NESynthesis DOPADANEB Serotonin 5HTSynthesis 5OHT5HT II Acetylcholine AChInactivate breakdownSynthesis CholineAcetyl CoAACL Schizophrenia Overactivation of dopaminergic systemtoo many DA receptorsdecrease receptor activation by taking receptor blockersschizophrenia drugs are major tranquilizers depressants Parkinsons Disease Underactivation of dopaminergic system Too many neurons th
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