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    Describe neurotransmitters in terms of what they are, their general function within the body, and their impact on behavior.

    Pick one neurotransmitter and discuss the effect it has on our bodies; particularly in connection with disease.

    Once you have discussed a specific disease associated with neurotransmitter imbalance, describe the treatment options available as well as identify an individual associated with the disease. For example, Michael J. Fox's battle with Parkinson's disease. Also, discuss the importance of biology for understanding behavior.

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    As you describe neurotransmitters in terms of what they are, their general functions within the body, and their impacts upon human behavior, please note that they are chemicals that transmit signals from one neuron to another. It is important to note that without them, our nervous system could not communicate effectively. They work only at matching receptor sites. Just as humans are unique, so are they because different neurotransmitters perform different functions.

    As you explain its intricate functions, please note that research links how the brain and body's communication system with "significant resemblance to the physical world's communication system.
    As in the case of other communication systems, there are some designated entities in the communication system of the ...

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    This posting defines neurotransmitters.