The Ultimate Learning And Memory Trivia!

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The Ultimate Learning And Memory Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patient H.M.
    • A. 

      Is unable to learn new information

    • B. 

      Is unable to count numbers from 1 to 10

    • C. 

      Is unable to speak coherent sentences

    • D. 

      Suffers from a motor tic of the eye

    • E. 

      Underwent surgery in 1998 to treat aphasia

  • 2. 
    You are listening to a song on the radio while doing your homework, the phone rings, and your mother has called to tell you that your favorite uncle has died after being hit by a car.  Three months later, you again hear the same song and suddenly feel very sad.  In this example, the unconditional response is
    • A. 

      Your feelings about your uncle before he died

    • B. 

      Listening to the song

    • C. 

      Your feeling about the song prior to the phone call

    • D. 

      The voice of your mother

    • E. 

      Feeling sad

  • 3. 
    The ______ states that a weak synapse will be strengthened if its activation occurs at the same time that the postsynaptic neuron fires.
    • A. 

      All-or-nothing principle

    • B. 

      Law of effect

    • C. 

      Perforant path hypothesis

    • D. 

      Hebb rule

    • E. 

      Law of summation

  • 4. 
    Your best friend Mark is bitten as he tries to pet your Doberman pet dog.  Eventually, Mark stops petting your dog.  This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Classical conditioning

    • C. 

      Relational learning

    • D. 

      Instrumental conditioning

    • E. 

      Perceptual learning

  • 5. 
    The ability to recall a series of events is referred to as
    • A. 

      Observational learning

    • B. 

      Spatial learning

    • C. 

      Perceptual learning

    • D. 

      Episodic learning

    • E. 

      Serial memory

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      LTP is the cellular basis for episodic memory

    • B. 

      LTP occurs independently of synaptic activity

    • C. 

      LTP reflects a persistent temporal summation of postsynaptic potentials

    • D. 

      LTP can be produced in isolated hippocampal slices

    • E. 

      LTP typically lasts up to one hour

  • 7. 
    The NMDA receptor is unusual in that it is ____ -dependent and _______ - dependent
    • A. 

      Ligand; ion

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitter; hormone

    • C. 

      Neurotransmitter; voltage

    • D. 

      Na+; Mg2+

    • E. 

      Ca2+; Cl-

  • 8. 
    Inactivation of type II calcium calmodulin kinase would be expected to
    • A. 

      Promote the creation of new NMDA receptors

    • B. 

      Promost the formation of new memories

    • C. 

      Block the entry of calcium into the postsynaptic cell

    • D. 

      Block the formation of long-term potentiation

    • E. 

      Facilitate the production of long-term potentiation

  • 9. 
    People with anterograde amnesia
    • A. 

      Show impairment of perceptual memory

    • B. 

      Show impairments in motor memory

    • C. 

      Show impairment of complex relational learning

    • D. 

      Are unable to recall childhood experiences

    • E. 

      Show facilitated stimulus-response learning

  • 10. 
    The most profound symptom of Korsakoff's syndrome is
    • A. 

      Anterograde amnesia

    • B. 

      Total amnesia

    • C. 

      Combative behavior

    • D. 

      Delirium tremens

    • E. 

      Auditory and visual hallucinations