Social- Emotional Growth

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Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

There are a total of 10 questions. Use the powerpoint slides for Chapter 12 as a guide to help you answer the questions. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The limbic system is the source of our emotional and social lives that are controlled by a large set of neural structures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which spontaneous expression of emotion does the "lower" limbic structure provide?
    • A. 

      Adrenaline rush

    • B. 

      Racing heart

    • C. 

      Weak knees

    • D. 

      Other physical emotions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The amygdala activates significant brain nuclei that does not release which of the following:
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Seratonin

  • 4. 
    Smiling is not a motor action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    At what age do babies begin to smile at other people? 
    • A. 

      2 weeks

    • B. 

      4 weeks

    • C. 

      6 weeks

    • D. 

      8 weeks

  • 6. 
    A baby's most important "limbic tutors" are his:
    • A. 

      parents

    • B. 

      siblings

    • C. 

      peers

    • D. 

      Environment

  • 7. 
    Neglect and abuse are the major contributors that change the wiring of a child's emotional brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    MRI scans of severly neglected children revealed that their brains are as much as what percent smaller than those of non-neglected children?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 9. 
    How can a mother save the wiring of her baby's limbic system?