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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 neurotransmitters inhibitory VS. exhibitory stimulate the brain help to calm the brain and create balance function: contributes to motor control and visionaction: regulates anxiety GABA Dopamine function: voluntary movementand posture, learning, and feelingsof pleasure action: regulates mood throughpositive reinforcemnentand dependency Endorphin function: pain reduction andpleasureaction: controls emotions Norepinephrine function: arousal, alertness, and stimulation of the sympathetic systemaction: causes blood vessels to contract and heart rate to increase Epinephrine function: essential to metabolism, regulates attention, mental focus, and cognitionaction: released in response to physical or mental stress Serotonin function: sleep, arousal levels, and emotionaction: necessary for a stable mood Acetylcholine function: a role in the development of memory in the hippocampusaction: triggers muscles contraction Glutamate function: learning and memoryaction: most abundant neurotransmitter because of dealings with memory ReferencesCrane, J., & Hannibal, J. (2009). IB diploma programme: Psychology course companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Neurotransmitters. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2014, from BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2014, from are Neurotransmitters? (n.d.). Retrieved November 15, 2014, from
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