PSYC 380 Exam 3

PSYC 380 Exam 3 Liberty University

  1. Phineas Gage, who was injured when a steel rod was accidentally driven through his skull, exhibited capricious, emotional behavior (in part) as a result of widespread damage to his
  2. In the case of patient S.P., bilateral damage to the ________ resulted in ________.
  3. Individual neurons within the amygdala are activated by
  4. PET studies indicate that the comprehension of emotion from tone of voice is associated with increased activity of the
  5. Which of the following is a function of the right hemisphere?
  6. Neurons within the ______ are important for the extinction of a CER.
  7. After damage to her ______, Patient I.R. showed impaired ability to _______.
  8. Which of the following would be expected in a rat after infusion of glutamate into the central nucleus of the amygdala?
  9. According to the James-Lange theory, feelings of emotions are
  10. Damage to the ________ neurons of the forebrain would be expected to ________ aggressive attack.
  11. Which of the following best describes the changes produced by damage involving the prefrontal cortex in the patient described by Eslinger and Damasio (1985)?
  12. Which of the following is true of the role of the amygdala in recognition of emotion?
  13. Damage to the _______ would produce difficulty in recognizing facial emotion in another person.
  14. Patient H.M. is able to perform all of the following tasks quite well EXCEPT
  15. Long-term potentiation is associated with the movement of ________ to the ________.
  16. One striking aspect of H.M.’s memory deficit is that he
  17. The increase in synaptic strength that occurs in long-term potentiation is due to a physical modification of the synapse to include
  18. Which of the following is an example of an implicit memory task?
  19. The distinction between implicit and explicit memories is that
  20. Which of the following terms are synonymous?
  21. The perforant pathway
  22. Classical conditioning is considered to be a form of
  23. Based on the study of Patient H.M., it has been concluded that
  24. Which of the following is true of motor learning?
  25. In instrumental conditioning, a response that produces a favorable consequence
  26. Subjects with right medial temporal lobe damage would be expected to
  27. Verbal behavior is said to be a lateralized function of the left hemisphere in that
  28. In the study of handedness and hemispheric speech lateralization, what measure was used to determine hemispheric dominance?
  29. The left hemisphere is better than the right hemisphere at
  30. One way to think about Wernicke’s aphasia is that this syndrome is
  31. Damage to the right hemisphere would likely interfere with which function?
  32. Which of the following speech deficits is a common feature of all forms of aphasia?
  33. The key aspect of sound that allows a person to recognize a word resides in
  34. The most recent source of information about the physiology of language is from
  35. People who have Broca’s aphasia
  36. A primary characteristic of Wernicke’s aphasia is
  37. Which of the following is a reliable means by which to determine which side of the brain is dominant for speech?
  38. ________ are examples of function words, while ________ are examples of content words.
  39. A Japanese person who suffers from surface dyslexia would be expected to
  40. Damage to the ________ causes transcortical sensory aphasia.
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