Lateralisation Tutorials

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  • 1. 
    How can we test for cerebral lateralisation?
    • A. 

      Sodium Amytal Test

    • B. 

      Dichotic Listening Test

    • C. 

      Functional Brain Imaging

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the relationship between handedness and lateralisation of language?
    • A. 

      Right hemisphere is dominant for language-related abilities in almost all left handers and in the majority of right handers

    • B. 

      They are not related

    • C. 

      Left hemisphere is dominant for language-related abilities in almost all right handers and in the majority of left handers

  • 3. 
    The experiments of Myers and Sperry on split-brain cats show that one function of the corpus callosum is to transfer learned information from one hemisphere to the other
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What methods have been used to show that the hemispheres of human split brain patients can function independently? Are there any differences between the results from animal and human studies?
    • A. 

      Cross-Cuing

    • B. 

      Doing two things at once method

    • C. 

      Z Lens Method

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Apart from language, what other functions show lateralisation
    • A. 

      Sex differences

    • B. 

      Vision

    • C. 

      Audition

    • D. 

      Movement

    • E. 

      Memory

    • F. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    There are not sex differences in brain lateralisation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Cross cueing in split-brain patients allow the two hemispheres of a split-brain patient to communicate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The two hemispheres can function independently in a split brain patient, each hemisphere can learn two different things at the same time by using the ______________________ method