Biological Basis of Psychology-Brain (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 110 - 115 of 195

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Question number: 110

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Surgical removal of parts of the brain to determine their function relies on a technique called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ablation.

b.

positron emission.

c.

corticalization.

d.

ultrasound.

Question number: 111

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An elderly acquaintance of yours has suffered from partial blindness since she had a stroke. Apparently the stroke damaged her

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a.

temporal lobes.

b.

reticular formation.

c.

occipital lobe.

d.

parietal lobe.

Question number: 112

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» Emotion » Factors Affecting Emotions

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A patient who has suffered brain damage to the left hemisphere is likely to experience diminished capacity for

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a.

identifying emotions.

b.

recognizing faces.

c.

composing melodies.

d.

naming objects.

Question number: 113

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Clusters of grey matter which are buried in the cerebrum and cannot be seen from the surface are ________.

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a.

Basal ganglia

b.

Central sulcus

c.

Cingulate gyrus

d.

Precentral gyrus

Question number: 114

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Lying below the thalamus is a small but vital area of the forebrain known as the ________.

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Cortex

b.

Pituitary gland

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Hormones

Question number: 115

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As one moves up the evolutionary scale, development of the nervous system shows

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a.

corticalization of the peripheral nervous system.

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a diminishing importance of the corpus callosum.

c.

an increase in the brain tissue devoted to the cerebral cortex.

d.

a decrease in the size of cortical association areas.

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