What Happens to Dopamine Receptors During Sleep Deprivation?

Executive Summary

  • Dopamine usage in the brain can be manipulated through the simple act of sleep deprivation.
  • This provides important clues related to things like ADHD.

Introduction

A significant question about dopamine activity in the brain is when dopamine receptors reduce their ability to uptake dopamine. In this article, we evaluate essential research in this area.

Understanding How Dopamine Works

One of the better explanations I could find regarding lower dopamine levels, and concentration was found on the New Haven RTC website.

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