Drugs are able to change the:
A) behavior of the presynaptic neuron.
B) behavior of the postsynaptic neuron.
C) rate at which neurotransmitters are cleared from the synapse.
D) All of the answers are correct.
Which mechanism is NOT one by which drugs alter synaptic transmission?
A) increasing the ability of the presynaptic neuron to produce neurotransmitter
B) increasing the ability of the presynaptic neuron to receive neurotransmitter
C) decreasing the ability of the presynaptic neuron to produce neurotransmitter
D) altering the mechanisms for clearing neurotransmitter from the synapse
Which statement is FALSE?
A) The influence of drugs on learning and memory is usually a side effect.
B) A given drug usually affects just one neurotransmitter system.
C) Drugs can alter the ability of postsynaptic receptors to receive neurotransmitters.
D) Drugs affect the brain by altering synaptic transmission.
Laci is trying to teach her toddler to use his manners. She gives him a cookie whenever he remembers to say "please." Which neurotransmitter regulates the toddler's use of manners to obtain the cookie?