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Which neurotransmitter has an effect on mood, sleep, appetite, sensory perception, temperature regulation, pain suppression, and impulsivity?
Serotonin
Which neurotransmitter effects muscle action, cognitive functioning, memory, REM, sleep, and emotion?
Acetylcholine
Movement, attention, memory, learning, and emotion. excess associated with Parkinson's disease. also plays a role in addiction and the reward system
dopamine
learning, memory, dreaming, emotion, waking from sleep, eating, alertness, wakefulness, reactions to stress. low levels associated with depression, high levels with agitated, manic states.
Norepinephrine
emotional arousal, memory storage, and metabolism of glucose necessary for energy release.
epinephrine (or adrenaline)
neural inhibition in the central nervous system. tranquilizing drugs, like valium, increase inhibitory effects and thereby decrease anxiety
GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid)
mood, pain, memory, and learning
endorphins.