What Is A Split Brain?

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What Is A Split Brain?

Use with the Nobel Prize website about the split brain. Remember spelling counts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the language center of the brain?
    • A. 

      left hemisphere

    • B. 

      Right hemisphere

  • 2. 
    Who is the Nobel prize winner that studied the brain hemispheres?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Blackburn

    • B. 

      Roger Sperry

    • C. 

      Laureate Roger

    • D. 

      Karl Lanssteiner

  • 3. 
    Sperry received the prize for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres.               What do you think cerebral hemispheres means?
    • A. 

      Sun rotation

    • B. 

      Desert areas

    • C. 

      Brain halves

    • D. 

      Head slices

  • 4. 
                 Based on the picture, where is the corpus callosum?
    • A. 

      Between the two hemispheres

    • B. 

      Toward the back of the head

    • C. 

      Under the ears

    • D. 

      Below the frontal lobe

  • 5. 
    Epilepsy is a kind of storm in the brain, which is caused by the excessive signaling of ______________  cells.
  • 6. 
    What made it possible for epileptics to live normal lives?
    • A. 

      Prescription medication

    • B. 

      Daily exercise

    • C. 

      An operation where the corpus callosum was cut off

    • D. 

      Electric shock therapy

  • 7. 
    The studies demonstrated that the left and right hemispheres are ___________________  in different tasks. 
  • 8. 
    The left side of the brain specializes in ...
    • A. 

      Corpus callosum

    • B. 

      Emotions

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Analytical and verbal tasks

  • 9. 
    Without the help from the right hemisphere, you would be able to read the word "pig" for instance, but you wouldn't be able to ______________________   what it is.
  • 10. 
                       Right vision field is connected to the left hemisphere. Left vision field is connected to the right                                         hemisphere.            What is left vision connected to?                       Two words.  One space between. 
  • 11. 
    GO PLAY THE SPLIT BRAIN GAME:  The following questions can be answered from the game. What is the name of the nerve fibbers that connect the hemispheres in the brain? Two words. One space between. 
  • 12. 
    In what decade did Sperry do his research?
    • A. 

      1950s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1980s

  • 13. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  When you click on something on the RIGHT side, which side of the brain processes the information?
    • A. 

      RIGHT

    • B. 

      LEFT

  • 14. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  When you click on something on the LEFT  side, which side of the brain processes the information?
    • A. 

      RIGHT

    • B. 

      LEFT

  • 15. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  Does the right brain recognize the person in the picture?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 16. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  Can the left brain solve a math problem?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 17. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  Can the right brain turn a word into a picture?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 18. 
    Split Brain Experiment #1  Can the left brain turn a word into a picture?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 19. 
    Get more money for your research: What do scientists write to try to gets funds for research?
    • A. 

      Advertisements

    • B. 

      Grants

    • C. 

      Blogs

    • D. 

      Update status

  • 20. 
    Make sure that you correct the proposal letter so that the LEFTS and RIGHTS are in the correct spaces.    Click YES when you get it right. 
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    Split Brain Experiment #2 In Split Brain #2, the  Mr. Brainy is now going to pick up the corresponding object that flashed. What happens when the left brain sees the words :
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      He picks up the anaconda

  • 22. 
    Split Brain Experiment #2 In Split Brain #2, the  Mr. Brainy is now going to pick up the corresponding object that flashed. What happens when the right brain sees the image:
    • A. 

      He picks up the shark, but doesn't know why

    • B. 

      He visualizes the shark and picks it up

  • 23. 
    Split Brain Experiment #2 In Split Brain #2, the  Mr. Brainy is now going to pick up the corresponding object that flashed. What happens when the right brain processes the image:
    • A. 

      He didn't see anything, but he picked up the slime

    • B. 

      He sees the slime, and picks it up

  • 24. 
    Split Brain Experiment #2 In Split Brain #2, the  Mr. Brainy is now going to pick up the corresponding object that flashed. What happens when the left brain processes the image:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Split Brain Experiment #2 In Split Brain #2, the  Mr. Brainy is now going to pick up the corresponding object that flashed. What happens when the right brain processes the image:
    • A. 

      Mr. Brainy picks up three sausages

    • B. 

      Mr. Braine picks up the number 3

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