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Question 1 0.34 out of 0.34 points After Chris was diagnosed with testicular cancer, he opted to have both testicles surgically removed. In terms of his ability to engage in sexual activity after surgery, we can reasonably expect that Selected Answer: c. if Chris receives an injection of testosterone, he will be able to performsexually. Answers: a. if Chris receives an injection of estradiol, he will be able to perform sexually. b. the more testosterone Chris receives, the more sexual behavior he will exhibit. c. if Chris receives an injection of testosterone, he will be able to performsexually. d. there is nothing Chris can do to regain the ability to achieve an erection. Question 2 0.34 out of 0.34 points After a bad fall while rock climbing, Charisa experienced profound alterations in her ability to initiate voluntary movements, such as moving her eyes or reaching for a cup of water. Which brain structure did Charisa's injuries most likely affect? Selected Answer: c. substantia nigra Answers: a. amygdala b. thalamus c. substantia nigra d. hippocampus Question 3 0.34 out of 0.34 points After his stroke, Brian slowly recovered function in his right arm. The property of the brain that supports learning and recovery of functions lost after brain trauma and that reflects the interactive nature of biological and environmental influences is called
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Selected Answer: a. plasticity. Answers: a. plasticity. b. an action potential. c. neurotransmissi on. d. gray matter. Question 4 0.34 out of 0.34 points Cardelia is visiting the National Aquarium in Washington, D.C., and is watching the seahorses swim with various fish. She begins thinking about the human brain, and remembers that one major structure, which is important in the formation of new memories, gets its name because it is shaped like a sea horse. Which brain structure is Cardelia thinking about? Selected Answer: b. hippocamp us Answers: a. cerebellum b. hippocamp us c. hypothalam us d. amygdala Question 5 0.34 out of 0.34 points Devonte was in a terrible accident as a child. His mother was holding him when she lost her balance and fell down. Devonte's head struck the table, and his brain was injured. Over time, however, his brain was able to change itself to "make up" for the damage, and as an adolescent Devonte has no negative effects of the injury. What term describes the ability of Devonte’s brain to change in this way? Selected Answer: b. plasticity Answers: a.
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synaptic pruning b. plasticity c. malleability d. hemispheric specialization Question 6 0.34 out of 0.34 points Frank is studying the effects of concussion on memory. He wants to observe the brain activity of victims as they perform memory tasks in real time. Which of the following brain imaging methods is the most appropriate for the study?
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