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Cognitive Neuroscience Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 9 :

Memory and Learning

Quiz 9 :

Memory and Learning

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________ cells within the basal ganglia support error-driven learning by firing when _______________?
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Which of the following is not a type of memory spared in amnesics?
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One of the important things that H.M's abilities and deficits taught us was which of the following?
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Which of the following phenomena does not support the idea that episodic memories need to be consolidated?
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What is the deficit in learning new information after the onset of amnesia known as?
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The temporal gradient of long-term memory (LTM) sometimes seen in amnesia patients has been proposed to support which of the following: A.Damage that happens at a younger age is related to more anterograde deficits because the brain is still developing B.Newer (more recent) memories formed before the damage are lost first because they are less stable C.Older memories are lost more because of increased decay than more recently formed memories D.The temporal gradient is only seen when the prefrontal cortex and the hippocampus is damaged
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Research on rats with bilateral amygdala lesions has shown which of the following?
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Amnesia is caused by damage to which region?
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Damage to the ______________________ produces material-specific memory disorders.
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Which region is involved in implicit/procedural learning, usually occurring gradually and incrementally?
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Which of the following is true of amnesics?
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Which of the following statements best describes the nature of amnesia after an insult?
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