Unformatted text preview: Cogs 11: Quiz C Name: PID: 1. Ramachandran describes the case of a woman named Ingrid who can't perceive motion. Which part of her brain is damaged and is involved in motion perception? a. Superior temporal gyrus b. Insula c. Thalamus d. Area MT e. Fusiform gyrus 2. Why do we each have a blind spot? a. The visual fields of our two eyes don't overlap, leaving a blind spot in the middle. b. Our nose obstructs our view, so we are blind in this area. c. Everyone is born with occipital cortex that is underdeveloped leaving us blind in several spots until we reach about 10 years old. d. We don't have photoreceptors where the optic nerve enters our eye. 3. Dr. Sacks describes a patient who leans as he walks. They come up with a clever solution by: a. Installing levels in his eyeglasses b. Consulting with wellknown vestibular patient Lucille 2. c. Shocking him gently whenever he begins leaning. d. Building shoes that are slanted the opposite direction. 4. Which of the following is not true of patient DF's visual perception? a. She was able to successfully match the orientation of a slot when sliding an object through it. b. She was able to recognize the color, but not the texture of an object. c. She was able to open her grip to the right size for interacting with an object. 5. In "Eyes Right", Dr. Sacks describes a patient with unilateral neglect. In order to finish eating her meal, sometimes this patient must: a. Drink several gallons of water. b. Take a brief nap. c. Eat each item in order of the colors in the rainbow, starting with red items. d. Turn herself around. 6. Give an example from the reading or from lecture that demonstrates how we can sometimes perform actions, but lack conscious awareness of information that seems necessary. (5 points) 7. Briefly distinguish between the socalled easy and hard problems of consciousness as theorized by David Chalmers. (no more than 4 sentences; 5 points) ...
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- Spring '10
- Consciousness, superior temporal gyrus, Dr. Sacks