Cognitive Neuroscience Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

Executive Function and Higher-Order Thinking

Quiz 11 :

Executive Function and Higher-Order Thinking

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Adaptive behavior requires self-monitoring of performance during task engagement.Which of the following neural signals allows for behavioral adjustment and performance feedback:
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David has the urge for a cup of coffee.However, he has to decide whether we wants that cup of coffee enough to get up and walk the 8 blocks to the coffee shop to get it.Which brain region is likely to be involved in making that calculation?
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Someone who has sustained damage to their prefrontal cortex would have the most pronounced deficits in what type of task:
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Someone who has frontal lobe damage would exhibit all of the following except:
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One prominent model of executive function argues that there is a nested hierarchy of control from ______ to _____ portions of frontal cortex, with the most _____ regions being influenced by the most immediate aspects of a situation and more ______ regions by the larger context.Identify which words are missing from this statement.
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Nadine is playing a video game and she mistakenly presses the wrong button during a fighting match.Her __________ is selectively activated relative to baseline because of this error. A.Amygdala B.Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex C.Orbitofrontal cortex D.Anterior cingulate cortex
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Interoceptive information is processed in the insula and is believed to be linked to which of the following:
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Which area of the frontal lobe brain is most prominently involved in self-monitoring and evaluation of actions?
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Sandrine is completing a task where she must respond with her left hand when a blue light appears and withhold responses when a red light appears.When these rules are reversed she has a lot of difficulty completing this task.What area of her brain would most likely be damaged relating to these difficulties?
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Which of the following is not true about task switching?
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According to theories of frontal lobe function, they contribute prominently to behaviour under all of the following conditions except ___________?
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The _________ portions of the prefrontal cortex are centrally involved in representation of the self and understanding others, such as required for empathy..
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Which of the following statements is not true regarding error-related negativity (ERN) and the error positivity (Pe)
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The dorsolateral plays a prominent role in many aspects of executive function because it supports which other cognitive function?
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Which activity do individuals with frontal lobe damage often have problems with?
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Which area has been implicated as being particularly important for abandoning current strategy and trying a new one, consistent with its role in processing novelty?
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The Stroop task and the Go/No-Go task both require the following:
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Someone with damage to the left frontal cortex would show the most pronounced deficits in which of the following areas?
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Research on various tasks requiring executive control have found which of the following to be true:
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This task would be used to assess someone's ability to plan and sequence their behaviors:
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