COGS11-W10-AF-QuizA

COGS11-W10-AF-QuizA - a. Magnetoencephalography b....

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Name: ___________________________________________________ Section Day/Time: ____________________ COGS 11 Quiz A 1. What piece of information would H.M. have had trouble remembering? a. His name b. The current year c. The location of his childhood home d. How to ride a bicycle 2. What evidence does Ramachandran present for specialized brain circuits? a. The smiles of stroke patients b. Bill Marshall’s arithmetic ability c. The role of the hippocampus in memory d. All of the above 3. What does the homunculus represent? a. An evolutionary ancestor of humans b. The pathways of the peripheral nervous system c. The mapping of body surface to cortex d. A developmental defect resulting in very large hands 4. What technique did Ramachandran use to confirm the ‘‘brain plasticity’’ explanation for phantom limbs?
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Unformatted text preview: a. Magnetoencephalography b. Recording directly from single neurons c. Dorsal rhizotomy d. None of the above 5. What is gaze tinnitus? a. Directing the gaze to the imagined location of a phantom limb b. Losing vision when a particular sound is heard c. Hearing a sound when particular eye movements are made d. Seeing spots after looking at bright lights 6. What characteristic of the way the brain is organized explains why a patient might feel sensation in a phantom arm when his face is touched? (2 points) 7. Ramachandran gave two possible explanations for how brain reorganization might happen. Describe one of these mechanisms. (2 points) 8. Draw a diagram of a neuron, and label 6 different parts of the neuron. (6 points)...
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