Note: This question's answer does not apply to my question.

I've written just about the simplest .tex file I can imagine:

\title{The Influence of Dopamine on GABAergic and Glutamatergic
  Transmission in the Prefrontal Cortex}

When I generate a .pdf file from this, the title doesn't appear. When I add text between my call to \title and my call to \end, that text appears, but the title, still, does not.

What am I doing wrong? What is the right way to use the \title command?

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    You need \maketitle. – cfr Aug 20 '15 at 0:59

\title{} just tells LaTeX what the title is. It doesn't produce any output. To actually typeset the title, use \maketitle.

\title{My title}
\date{}% if you don't want a date
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  • any way to have \maketitle not put the date? – dbliss Aug 20 '15 at 1:04
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    @dbliss Please see edit. – cfr Aug 20 '15 at 1:09

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