Cognition, Fifth Edition: Chapter 2

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Question 1:


a) The brain can heal itself after injury.
b) The brain is purely modular in nature.
c) Injuries to specific areas of the brain can sometimes lead to deficits in specific cognitive mechanisms.
d) That the areas associating location and function of phrenology were correct.

Question 2:


a) Isomorphism
b) Interactionism
c) Parallelism
d) Epiphenomenalism

Question 3:


a) Wernicke’s aphasia
b) Motor aphasia
c) Broca’s aphasia
d) Interhemispheric aphasia

Question 4:


a) the inability of radioactive substances to cross the blood brain barrier
b) allergic reaction to radioactive substances
c) there is a limit to the amount of radiation that a person may be exposed to
d) there are no drawbacks, it is the ideal approach

Question 5:


a) the Hebb rule
b) the Law of equipotentiality
c) the Law of mass action
d) localization of function

Question 6:


a) True
b) False

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False