Chapter 17- Short Answer.rtf - Use the following to answer questions 1-4 For each researcher listed choose the MOST appropriate alternative from the

Chapter 17- Short Answer.rtf - Use the following to answer...

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Use the following to answer questions 1-4:For each researcher listed, choose the MOST appropriate alternative from the list below. a. constructed animal models of disconnection syndromes b. hypothetized conduction aphasia c. studied “split-brain” patients d. defined disconnection syndromes 1.Wernicke ___ 2.Sperry ___ 3.Mishkin ___ 4.Geschwind ___ Use the following to answer questions 5-8:Technical vocabulary is important in understanding neuropsychology articles. Show your skill bymatching each technical term with the correct alternative from the list below. a. lack of sense of smell b. inability to make coordinated voluntary movements c. difficulty copying geometric designs d. inability to read 5.apraxia ___ 6.acopia ___ 7.anosmia ___ 8.alexia ___ 9.Could one reproduce Downer's experiment with commissurotomy patients? If no, why not? Page 1
10.What do discussions regarding disconnecting cognitive functions conclude about the concept of localization of function within the brain?11.Identify the three major types of fiber pathways found in the neocortex.12.Speculate in an informed manner as to why the corpus callosum evolved. (Not all mammals have one, by the way—marsupials do not have a corpus callosum.)13.What is meant by the term topographic with respect to callosal organization?14.What is the “zipper hypothesis”?15.Describe the three general classes of projections of corpus callosal fibers.16.Explain the effects of early musical training on brain connectivity.17.How would Liepmann account for apraxia of the left hand only? (Hint: a diagram may prove useful.)18.What is the therapeutic value of the severing of commissures in the treatment of epilepsy?19.Compare the verbal naming responses of commissurotomy patients with visual stimuli flashed to the left- and right-visual fields.20.Discuss the ability of a blindfolded commissurotomy patient to verbally identify three-dimensional objects placed into either the left or right hand.

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