neuromodulator love

Definitions

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  • n. A substance other than a neurotransmitter, released by a neuron at a synapse and conveying information to adjacent or distant neurons, either enhancing or dampening their activities.

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Examples

  • Strict: Finally, you ignore the vast scientific literature showing that gay subjects have physically different neuroanatomies and certain neuromodulator levels than straight subjects.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Light at the End of the DADT Tunnel

  • Finally, you ignore the vast scientific literature showing that gay subjects have physically different neuroanatomies and certain neuromodulator levels than straight subjects.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Light at the End of the DADT Tunnel

  • These similarities likely occur because in both insects and mammals the biogenic amine neuromodulator systems disrupted by cocaine perform similar roles as modulators of reward and motor systems.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Next to each entry, there is an image depicting the structural formula of a neurotransmitter, neurohormone or neuromodulator.

    Mind Hacks: Synapse vol 1 n 2

  • Oh boy...can't wait for the inevitable neuromodulator spam.

    The Speculist: Cyborg Update

  • The New York Times ran an article this weekend about a relatively new medical device called a neuromodulator.

    The Speculist: Cyborg Update

  • These presumably involve brain areas and connections storing and linking specific information, while mesolimbic dopamine and other neuromodulator systems supply nonspecific gain or error signals selectively strengthening, binding, and consolidating very recently activated representations in circuits competing with others to control attention, motivation, and action.

    Pleasure

  • There is a certain beauty in the fact that oxytocin, a predominantly female neuromodulator, is an especially important player in the terminal orgasmic components of male sexual behavior.

    Mind Wide Open

  • Blum and G. P. Kozlowski, Ethanol and neuromodulator interactions: a cascade model of reward, in H.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • For the full year of 2010, Allergan delivered non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.16 despite the various friction points described above and continuing competition in the neuromodulator market.

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