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Question number: 1

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Damage to the cerebellum would most likely result in which of the following problems?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

A loss of vision

b.

A loss of motor coordination

c.

Aphasia

d.

Increased aggression

Question number: 2

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Compared to control rats, rats with a lesion to the amygdale would

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a.

perform worse at finding food hidden in a maze

b.

exhibit less in response to a stimulus that was previously presented with a shock

c.

eat more when given unlimited access to food

d.

be exactly the same as control rats

Question number: 3

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The area of the brain that regulates bodily functions is the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

hypothalamus.

b.

spinal column.

c.

parietal lobes.

d.

limbic system.

Question number: 4

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The right occipital lobe receives visual information from the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

left half of both retinas

b.

right half of both retinas

c.

entire retina of both eyes

d.

entire retina of the right eye

Question number: 5

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Recent studies of brain-injured persons have demonstrated that there are two distinct types of “mental images. ” They are

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Choice (4) Response
a.

left brain and right brain

b.

primary process and secondary process

c.

spatial and pictorial

d.

verbal and pictorial

Question number: 6

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Which of the following areas in the brain has been shown in experiments to be closely connected to hunger, eating, and satiation?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hippocampus

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Corpus callosum

d.

Thalamus

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