MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS ONLY
Question 6 of 25 0.0/ 2.5 Points
In one test commonly used to study medial-temporal-lobe amnesia in macaque monkeys,
A.the sample appears over the central food well during the test phase of each trial.
B.food is available under both objects during the test phase of each trial.
C.food is available under the nonsample object during the test phase of each trial.
D.no food is available during the sample-presentation phase of each trial.
Question 7 of 25 0.0/ 2.5 Points
Which of the following tasks is commonly used to study the spatial abilities of rats?
A.Morris water maze
D.both A and B
Question 8 of 25 2.5/ 2.5 Points
Because H.M.’s surgery seemed to disrupt only those retrograde memories acquired shortly before his surgery, it was once widely believed that the hippocampus
A.stores most long-term memories.
B.stores all long-term memories.
C.temporarily stores memories before they are transferred to a more permanent storage site.
D.stores spatial memories.
Question 9 of 25 2.5/ 2.5 Points
The hypothetical neural mechanism in humans that continuously assesses patterns of events and tries to make sense of them is termed the
C.right prefrontal lobe.
D.left prefrontal lobe.
Question 10 of 25 2.5/ 2.5 Points
The strongest evidence for the linguistic theory of cerebral asymmetry comes from the study of
A.deaf people who use American Sign Language and subsequently suffer unilateral brain damage.
B.split-brain deaf people.
C.deaf monkeys with unilateral brain damage.
D.split-brain people with right-hemisphere damage.
Question 11 of 25 2.5/ 2.5 Points
According to the Wernicke-Geschwind model, signals are carried from Wernicke’s area to Broca’s area via the left
Question 12 of 25 2.5/ 2.5 Points
According to the text, which theory of sleep does the best job of explaining why there are such large differences in the amount of time that the members of various mammalian species spend sleeping?
Question 13 of 25 0.0/ 2.5 Points
The performance of which of the following tasks is most likely to be disrupted by sleep deprivation?
C.watching a radar screen for occasional unpredictable blips
D.solving a series of complex geometric problems
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