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Psyc325 Week 5 Quiz 4 Biopsychology

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PSYC325 Week 5 Quiz 4 Biopsychology

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Question 1 of 12 1.0/ 1.0 Points
Cerebral ischemia is

A.a condition characterized by cancerous brain tumors.
B.a type of cerebral hemorrhage.

C.a shortage of blood to the brain.

D.an area of brain damage.

Question 2 of 12 1.0/ 1.0 Points
Which of the following is a correct statement about medial temporal lobe amnesics? They often have

A.medial temporal lobe pathology.

B.no ability to form long-term semantic memories.

C.a profile of mnemonic deficits similar to that of H.M.
D.both A and C

Question 3 of 12 1.0/ 1.0 Points
H.M. showed no long-term retention on the

A.digit-span +1 test.

B.mirror-drawing test.

C.rotary-pursuit test.

D.incomplete pictures test.

Question 4 of 12 0.0/ 1.0 Points
One major difference between the amnesia associated with advanced Korsakoff's syndrome and that associated with bilateral medial temporal lobe damage is that patients with advanced Korsakoff's syndrome have

A.a retrograde amnesia that can extend back into childhood.
B.a mild retrograde amnesia for recent events.

C.deficits in consolidation.

D.anterograde amnesia.

Question 5 of 12 1.0/ 1.0 Points
Damage to the brains of Alzheimer’s patients is often apparent in the

A.medial temporal lobe structures.
B.basal forebrain.

C.prefrontal cortex.

D.all of the above

Question 6 of 12 1.0/ 1.0 Points
Islands of memory following concussion are memories of

A.a few things from lists that have been otherwise forgotten.

B.events that occurred during periods of time for which there is otherwise total amnesia.
C.implicit events that occurred during a background of amnesia for explicit events.

D.vacations to Hawaii.

Question 7 of 12 0.0/ 1.0 Points
The two hemispheres, although similar in appearance, differ in function. The study of...


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