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Cognitive Neuroscience Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Methods

Quiz 3 :

Methods

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Which method has been found to improve memory, attention, and other abilities in neurologically normal individuals?
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B

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI is a methodology that relies on the fact that there is an increased magnetic signal a given brain region due to __________
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A

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Computational models used in conjunction with neuroimaging measures are able to provide valuable information that may help in diagnosing clinical conditions by revealing:
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C

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Which method can be used to assess glutamate and GABA, the main excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters, whose concentrations in the brain are high?
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If a researcher wanted to understand how quickly attention can be allocated to a novel auditory stimulus, they would most likely use which technique: A.Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to disrupt the auditory cortex B.Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to measure the binding affinity of neurotransmitters that modulate attention C.Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to reconstruct the neuroanatomical areas related to attention and audition D.Electroencephalography (EEG) to measure Event-related Potentials (ERPs) associated with early attentional processing
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Which of the following is true about PET?
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What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) commonly used to treat?
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Which method is most commonly clinically used to localize the source of epileptic activity and to locate primary sensory cortices so they can be avoided during neurosurgical intervention?
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Which method has reported induced seizures, mild headaches, muscle twitches and nausea as possible side effects?
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Which method is particularly useful for examining how the brain uses specific molecules and provides information on absolute levels of brain metabolism?
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Which of these is a disadvantage of MRI?
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Which of the following are both disadvantages to using TMS and optical imaging?
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EEG is a methodology useful for assessing which of the following:
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Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) measures which of the following to understand neural connectivity?
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Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) works by detecting differences in the magnetic properties of what materials?
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In a single fMRI acquisition information on brain activation is generally obtained in how many locations across the brain?
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Multi-voxel pattern analysis (MVPA) is a technique used for what purpose?
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Which of the following is a standard estimate of premorbid functioning:
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Which statement below is the correct definition of event-related potentials (ERPs)?
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What do the Weschler family of tests measure?
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