Questions about neurotransmitter dopamine or 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine. Dopamine production, deficiency and drug interaction and illnesses affected by or effecting dopamine levels.

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Does dopamine signal become stronger when goal distance is defined using time?

Howe et al (2013) found that a dopamine signal becomes stronger as a goal is approached. The experiment involved rats running in a maze. If the rats were close to solving the maze, the dopamine signal ...
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How does the timing work out for dopamine to affect the development of long-term potentiation?

I just recently learned (indirectly from this source: http://cnl.salk.edu/~terry/BGGN/reynolds.NN.02.pdf) that long-term potentiation/depression only takes place when you have large/small amounts of ...
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Do people with prenatal hyperkinetic dysfunction have better endurace?

I have a question about hyperkinetic dysfunction. I wonder if theres a relation between HKD and the physical fitness, like endurance or strength, because I have a case, where someone never does ...
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How does dopamine increasing medication affect the brain?

If a person takes dopamine increasing medication for some illness, what effect on his/her psych will it have and why? As I understood, certain area in the brain lacks dopamine, so you have to get it ...