Cognitive Neuroscience Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 2 :

Historical Perspectives

Quiz 2 :

Historical Perspectives

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What is the main disadvantage of the lesion method?
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In electroencephalography (EEG) metal electrodes are positioned on the scalp and amplified.How many electrodes are generally used?
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All research with animals must be approved by an ethical review board.In general, what are the types of individuals who must be represented on such a board?
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A person who has sustained damage to their right hemisphere would have cognitive deficits with which of the following?
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A double dissociation occurs when…
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Which of the following would be considered a disconnection syndrome?
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Who introduced the idea of localization of function?
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The method that allows scientists to make inferences about what function a brain region performs from observing what behaviors are compromised or absent after damage to that region is known as:
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Scientists made many important linkages between the brain and behavior in their interactions with many veterans of the two World Wars, especially those who had sustained missile wounds.What technique did they use to show damaged areas of the skull?
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In EEG, the small region of electrical current with a positive and negative endpoints is called:
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In positron emission tomography (PET), what type of molecules are introduced into the blood supply and carried to the brain?
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Which of the following is a major limitation of EEG:
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The concept that the brain is composed of different subsystems (or modules), located in specific regions of brain tissue is known as:
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Which case study approach allows researchers to determine the variability across individuals as well as the degree to which the overall group average typifies the behaviour of individuals in the group?
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Which method uses X-rays to provide information about the density of structures, with those most dense, such as the skull, appearing in white, cerebrospinal fluid as dark gray, and brain tissue as light gray?
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What is EEG typically used to detect in a clinical setting?
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Which of these is not a disadvantage of PET?
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What is severed in the split-brain procedure?
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If a participant in an EEG experiment shows pronounced alpha activity what can we conclude about his or her cognitive state?
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The Wada technique is used to determine which hemisphere is responsible for speech output in patients.Which of the following is true?
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