NeuroplasticITy; What Do People Really Know About IT?

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Test your knowledge about neuroplasticity!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Neuroplasticity refers to changes in neural pathways & synapses due to changes in what? 

    • A.

      Behavior

    • B.

      Environment

    • C.

      Thinking and Emotions

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Found at: Brain Plasticity: What is it? Learning & Memory
    Faculty.washington.edu

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  • 2. 

    Does stress effect ones ability to develop better neuroplasticity. 

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      No Idea

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Found at: geniusawakening.com
    5 facts about neuroplasticity.

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  • 3. 

    Carol is 7 years old and has had a hemispherectomy (The removal of one hemisphere of the brain) Carol's brain will: 

    • A.

      Repair slower than an adults

    • B.

      Repair faster than an adults

    • C.

      Repair at the same rate as an adults

    • D.

      No Idea

    Correct Answer
    B. Repair faster than an adults
    Explanation
    Found at: etpta.org
    Neuroplasticity: the human brain & change

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  • 4. 

    Neuroplasticity can only be improved if you start training your brain early on in life. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Actually, all stages of ones life are dominated with different types of plasticity. So, there is always room to be a better thinker!

    Found at: Brain Plasticity: What is it? Learning & Memory
    Faculty.washington.edu

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  • 5. 

    A person's genetics are important in their ability to strengthen their neuroplasticity. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Environment is also VERY important.

    Found at: Brain Plasticity: What is it? Learning & Memory
    Faculty.washington.edu

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  • 6. 

    "Brain Training" does work. (As in, puzzles, "brain games", etc.)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Found at: geniusawakening.com
    5 facts about neuroplasticity.

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  • 7. 

    You have more synaptic connections as you age. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Found at: etpta.org
    Neuroplasticity: the human brain & change

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  • 8. 

    You won't lose any neuroplasticity as long as you've built it up over the years. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Not true! Your brain is a muscle! It needs exercising just like any other one! If it doesn't get said exercise, it will revert back to it's normal plasticity. Exercise your brain!

    Found at: etpta.org
    Neuroplasticity: the human brain & change

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  • 9. 

    After enough "brain training" the brain actually rewires itself.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Found at: geniusawakening.com
    5 facts about neuroplasticity.

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  • 10. 

    Thanks for helping and taking my quiz! 

    • A.

      You're welcome!

    • B.

      It was rad, brah

    Correct Answer
    B. It was rad, brah
    Explanation
    Rad is ust a great word

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