Dopamine vs Adrenaline - What's the difference?

dopamine | adrenaline |


As nouns the difference between dopamine and adrenaline

is that dopamine is (label) a neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system while adrenaline is adrenaline.

dopamine

Noun

  • (label) A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system.
  • Abbreviations

    * DA

    Hypernyms

    * catecholamine * phenethylamine

    See also

    * norepinephrine English words suffixed with -amine ----

    adrenaline

    Alternative forms

    *

    Noun

    (-)
  • (hormone) An alternative name for epinephrine; the hormone and neurotransmitter.
  • Derived terms

    * adrenaline junkie * adrenaline rush