Flashcards in Bits & Pieces Deck (5)
The grey matter of the cerebral cortex
What endogenous opioids does morphine mimic?
Endogenous Opioid peptides
How do addictive drugs induce dependance?
Increasing dopamine in the nucleus accumbens, this is a reward centre which produces the motivation to continue taking drugs = Dependance
How is the reticular formation involved in REM sleep?
It contains cholinergic neurons that induce rem sleep
Which age group have the highest percentage of REM sleep?