Cognitive Neuroscience

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Cognitive Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

Cognitive Neuroscience & Neuropsychology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Changes in hippocampi are targetted in AD & conseq memory problems. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The example of George was able to draw the complex figure of rey in a rather intact, rapid fashion, even though he was unable to keep appt, due to suspected oxygen deprivation following cardiac surgery. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Without his routine life or scripts, George started to display signs of memory disorder. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    So, memory is about communication between regions or functional systems, rather than specific structures on their own. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Factors that enable a person to deal effectively with their environment, are:
    • A. 

      Alert, perceive, store information over time, plan, communicate

    • B. 

      Encode, store, consolidate, perceive, communicate

    • C. 

      Encode, alert, store, plan, communicate

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      Being one step ahead all the time

  • 6. 
    There will not necessarily be any difference in a memory disorder between a massive stroke and someone who has a lesion disconnecting their cortical and sub-cortical regions. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Disruptions of cognition and behaviour can result from either:
    • A. 

      Cortical

    • B. 

      Sub-cortical

    • C. 

      Pathway disconnections

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Very difficult to tell

  • 8. 
    Memory and emotional processing are intimately connected. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lect 2: After the wars, the next most significant group informing acquired brain injury has been:
    • A. 

      Drug/alcohol abuse

    • B. 

      Road trauma

    • C. 

      Strokes, MS

    • D. 

      Poisoning, PD

    • E. 

      Tumours, dementia

  • 10. 
    Memory cannot be fractionated into verbal and facial for example. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The hippocampi is critical in ____, the prefrontal region is involved in ____ and the left parietal cortex is an ____ and involved in ____.
    • A. 

      Encoding, retrieval, interface, retrieval.

    • B. 

      Retrieval, encoding, interface, retrieval

    • C. 

      Encoding, consolidation, interface, retrieval

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The episodic buffer is an integrator. This is:
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 13. 
    Which process requires the hippocampi, thalamus, mammillary bodies and neocortex?
    • A. 

      Encoding

    • B. 

      Consolidation

    • C. 

      Retrieval

    • D. 

      Storage

    • E. 

      Memory

  • 14. 
    Most amnesics have some interruption of long-term memory. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Explicit memory is tested using 'degraded stimuli'. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False