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Question 1: Dopamine is produced in several areas of the brain, including the ________ and the ventral tegmental area.
Grey matterStriatumSubstantia nigraWhite matter

Question 2: Dopamine is the primary neuroendocrine inhibitor of the secretion of ________ from the anterior pituitary gland.
Activin and inhibinOxytocinEndocrine systemProlactin

Question 3: The reward system in insects uses octopamine, which is the presumed arthropod homolog of ________,[7] rather than dopamine.

Question 4: Dopamine is a catecholamine ________ that occurs in a wide variety of animals, including both vertebrates and invertebrates.

Question 5: [22] This research finds the reward neurons predominate in the ventromedial region in the ________ as well as the ventral tegmental area.
Grey matterStriatumWhite matterSubstantia nigra

Question 6: The finding that drugs such as ________ and cocaine, which can increase dopamine levels by more than tenfold,[49] can temporarily cause psychosis, provides further evidence for this link.

Question 7:
What is the chemical name of Dopamine (IUPAC)

Question 8:
What is Dopamine also known as?

Question 9: Dopamine can be supplied as a medication that acts on the sympathetic nervous system, producing effects such as increased heart rate and ________.
Blood pressureRenin-angiotensin systemVasodilationCirculatory system

Question 10: Both the typical and the ________ work largely by inhibiting dopamine at the receptor level, thereby blocking the effects of the neurochemical in a dose-dependant manner.
ZiprasidoneAtypical antipsychoticOlanzapineClozapine

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