Psychology Study Set 16
Quiz 4: The Brain and Nervous System
Dr. McClelland is studying patterns of electrical activity in the brain, which are being translated into wavy lines on a screen. Which method is she most likely to be using? A) fMRI B) PET scan C) TMS D) EEG
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_______________ records biochemical changes in the brain as they are happening, often using injections of a glucose-like substance containing a radioactive element. A) ERP B) EEG C) PET D) MRI
A PET scan: A) records brain waves through electrodes taped to the scalp. B) records biochemical changes in the brain as they are happening. C) stimulates the brain by producing a magnetic field through a wire coil. D) uses radio frequencies and a magnetic field to produce images of the brain.
Libby's physician refers her to a medical center in order to have the biochemical activity in her brain analyzed. She is given an injection of a glucose-like substance containing a radioactive element and her brain is then scanned. The technique being used is called: A) positron-emission tomography. B) functional magnetic resonance imaging. C) the lesion method. D) electroencephalography.
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