The binding of a neurotransmitter to its receptor protein causes ion channels to open in
the post-synaptic membrane. What type of gates are these?
A. chemically-regulated gates
B. voltage-regulated gates
C. ligand-regulated gates
D. Chemically-regulated gates and ligand-regulated gates are correct.
Impaired motor coordination in Parkinson's disease is often due to
A. degeneration of the red nucleus.
B. degeneration of the substantia nigra.
C. lack of regulation of the cerebral peduncles.
D. degeneration of the mesolimbic system.
Which area of the brain has shown to be involved in complex problem-solving?
B. prefrontal cortex
D. medial temporal lobe