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Cognitive Neuroscience Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Brain Development and Plasticity

Quiz 15 :

Brain Development and Plasticity

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During infancy there is a massive proliferation of new neural connections.This development process is called:
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After brain damage, cell death may extend past the area of damage; this process is called:
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Which region do functional imaging studies implicate in dyslexia?
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What pattern best describes the pattern of synaptic development during childhood?
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The main difference between experience-expectant and experience-dependent systems is:
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Which regions of the brain are most susceptible to the effects of aging?
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Based on what we know on sensitive periods in development, which of the following is true:
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Risky decision-making in adolescence is believed to result from which of the following aspects of neural development:
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What does the Kennard principle suggest about recovery of function after brain injury in children and adults?
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Which of the following is an example of cross-modal plasticity:
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What syndrome do the following facial features indicate: long, narrow face; a long, prominent chin; and large ears?
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In which areas does synaptogenesis occur most rapidly?
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What disorder is characterized by a profound lack of desire to interact emotionally or socially with other people?
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is characterized by delay aversion and is related to which of the following neural patterns:
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Synaptic blooming and pruning is an important part of development.Research has shown that children who have early increased cortical thickening and faster subsequent cortical thinning showed the following:
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Environmental enrichment studies on children have found which of the following:
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Which neurodevelopmental disorder is associated with increased cortical thickness in early life, slower rates myelination, and repetitive behaviors during play?
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Studies on reading ability and neural development have found which of the following:
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What process following brain damage often accompanies transneuronal degeneration and can be easily detected by brain imaging techniques?
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Down syndrome is caused by three chromosomes in which pair?
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