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    How do postsynaptic potentials affect behavior

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    Neurotransmitters are the chemicals emitted by the body that send messages between neurons and other cells. There are primary neurotransmitters that play a role in brain function and behavior.

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    Excitatory and inhibitory postsynaptic potentials, synaptic transmission, and receptors play a role in the regulation of production of behavior. The thoughts, feelings, actions and feelings are the result of neurons generating impulses. Neurons communicate with one another through the release of neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals emitted by the body that send messages between neurons and other cells. There are primary neurotransmitters that play a role in brain function and behavior. These primary neurotransmitters are; noradrenaline, dopamine, serotonin, GABA, acetylcholine, and glutamate. Noradrenaline (norepinephrine) is a hormone that "activates the sympathetic nervous system, which increases the concentration of glucose in the blood, raises blood pressure and heartbeat rate, and increases muscular power and resistance to fatigue. Some of these transmitters act ...

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    Excitatory and inhibitory postsynaptic potentials, synaptic transmission, and receptors play a role in the regulation of production of behavior. The thoughts, feelings, actions and feelings are the result of neurons generating impulses. This solution is 464 words with two references.

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