COGS11-W10-MN-Quiz A

COGS11-W10-MN-Quiz A - Quiz A Week 2 Name Section day/time...

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Quiz A Name: Week 2, 1/15/10 Section day/time: 1. What kind of brain damage had occurred to the woman who tried to strangle herself with her left hand, and where was it located? (1 pt) a) Impact trauma to her left hemisphere b) Brain degeneration in her cerebral cortex c) Stroke damage to her corpus callosum d) Impact trauma to her right hemisphere 2. What is one implication about maps on the somatosensory cortex that is revealed by Ramachandran? (1 pt) a) Plasticity applies to maps in that the brain can rapidly remap sensory areas in the cortex. b) The homunculus is the exact same in sensory perception and layout for every person. c) Maps do not actually exist because phantom limbs defy the properties of the unchangeable cortex. d) The somatosensory cortex can only alter a perceptual map when a limb is removed. 3. What part of the brain, when damaged, causes inability to form new memories? (1 pt) a) Thalamus b) Hippocampus c) Hypothalamus d) Basal Ganglia 4. Why did Tom feel sensation in his phantom limb when Ramachandran touched his face
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