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By DanaFDN | Last updated: Jan 23, 2013
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Are you smarter than a Brain Bee contestant? The following 10 questions were used in high school Brain Bee competitions (live Q&A competitions that test neuroscience knowledge). These competitions can span several rounds, but we’ve decided to start off slow – all the questions are from round one. Can you get to round two? To proceed, you must get seven out of ten questions correct. Good luck!
Questions and Answers
To the closest pound, how heavy is the average adult brain?
What does the eye’s lens do to the orientation of the visual image?
Rotates it right
Rotates it left
It turns it upside down
About how many nerve cells are in the human brain?
Holding a memory in mind while we think about it is called what type of memory?
Working/short term memory
During what period of sleep do we dream?
Stage IV sleep
Name the contact points where one neuron communicates with another.
What do you call it when a blood vessel in the brain bursts or suddenly becomes clogged?
What do you call an involuntary, fixed muscle response to a particular stimulus?
Name the part of the brain that is important for emotional learning and memory and its dysfunction is related to anxiety disorders.
Name the disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, and disturbances of thought and emotions.
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 5173 | Last updated: Jan 19, 2021
An 83-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his daughter, who explains that her father started having "fits." The examination reveaIs an alert, otherwise healthy, man who frequently has uncontrollable flailing movements of his left arm. Which of the following structures is most likely involved in this lesion?
The brain is the single most complex organ in the entire human body, and today we’ll be asking a heap of questions regarding it as we focus on the study of neuroscience – also known as the study of the nervous system....
Questions: 44 | Attempts: 2363 | Last updated: Jan 4, 2019
The following are all major components of the brainstem except