Seek and Answer Questions

1. Can a given neuron release more than one neurotransmitter, and if yes, what circumstances govern which one is release (or both at the same time)?

2.  What is the difference between a neuromodulator and a neurotransmitter? Provide two examples of a neuromodulator and two examples of a neurotransmitter AND their functions.

3.  Where and how does marijuana affect the brain?

4.  What are the most current biopsychosocial theories that try to explain substance abuse?  Describe them.

5.  What are the most current biopsychosocial theories that try to explain obesity in humans? Describe them.

6.  What mediates the pain someone feels when their heart is "breaking".

7.  What are mirror neurons and what functions do they serve?

8.  What are the most current biopsychosocial theories that try to explain autism? Describe them.

9.  What are the most current biopsychosocial theories that try to explain PTSD? Describe them.

10.  What are the most current biopsychosocial theories that try to explain phantom limb? Describe them.

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