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Psych_126_SAMPLE_Test_items - a) Computing the area under...

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SAMPLE MULTIPLE CHOICE ITEMS: 1) Each of the following is a TRUE statement concerning the neural generators of ERP components EXCEPT _________. a) Different structures in the brain (e.g., homologous structures in the left and right hemispheres) may produce activity that is functionally equivalent. b) The measured voltage at the scalp depends upon the orientation of the electrical dipole. c) The recorded ERP may represent activation from more than one brain structure or region. d) The same brain structure or region may contribute to more than one portion of the ERP waveform. e) ALL OF THE ABOVE are true statements. 2) All of the following are potential sources of artifact when recording ERP activity from the scalp EXCEPT ________. a) Eye blinks b) Rolling the eyes c) Muscle activity in the neck d) Heart rate e) ALL OF THE ABOVE are potential sources of artifact 3) Which of the following scoring methods is best suited for a slow and broad ERP component?
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Unformatted text preview: a) Computing the area under the curve b) Peak-to-peak scoring c) Calculating the average amplitude d) Base-to-peak scoring e) BOTH a) and d) would provide comparable information 4) Which of the following is a TRUE statement about the EEG and ERP? a) EEG stands for endoencephalogram and ERP stands for event-related potential b) The ERP can be derived from the EEG c) The EEG can be derived from the ERP d) ALL OF THE ABOVE are correct e) NONE OF THE ABOVE are correct SAMPLE SHORT ANSWER ESSAY TOPICS: Describe 3 approaches to handling artifact in the EEG/ERP and any limitations associated with each approach. Please use complete sentences. When acquiring EEG/ERP data, high and low pass filters are used as the data are being acquired and digital filters may be applied afterwards. Discuss a) why each stage of filtering is important and b) any limitations associated with the use of filters. Please use complete sentences. Answer key: 1) e 2) e 3) a 4) b...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY PSY 126 taught by Professor Psy126 during the Fall '11 term at UCLA.

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