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what is it called when chemicals that influence the way that neurons communicate communicate with each other
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Neurotransmitters cross the synapse to effect the subsequent neuron. The process is called neurotransmission. Chemicals that affect this would have varying names, e.g., psychotomimetics, stimulants and depressants, depending on their specific effects.