Neurochemistry on behaviour

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Is a chemical released from a neurone, it travels across the synapses and is received by another neurone
Trigger the receiving neurone to send an impulse and stimulate the brain
Excitatory effects
Effect our behaviour that is associated with motivation, high levels of dopamine are associated with schizophrenia
Stop the receiving neurone from sending impulses
Inhibitory effects
Serotonin adequate amounts are needed to maintain a stable mood. For example Crockett found that individuals with low serotonin tended to display increased aggression
Categories: Neurochemistry