PSYC 676 Quiz Researching

PSYC 676 Quiz: Researching the Brain

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. Materialism is the philosophical position that all behavior can be explained by the:
  2. Apraxia is the inability to:
  3. The scientific discipline BEST associated with the development of intelligence tests is:
  4. The scientist who discovers how a unitary perception is made from multiple streams of sensory information will have solved the:
  5. Neuropsychology uses information from many disciplines. Which discipline is NOT one of those?
  6. With respect to the “mind–brain” problem, followers of Wallace and Darwin would MOST likely consider themselves to be
  7. Darwin’s principle that all animals’ nervous systems evolved from that of a common ancestor predicted that:
  8. Although all of the individuals listed made contributions to our knowledge of the lateralization of language functions in the brain, _____ is generally credited with the MOST important findings.
  9. Which of the following supported a cardiac hypothesis of behavior?
  10. The cortical area MOST closely associated with speech comprehension is the _____ lobe.
  11. Communication between cerebral hemispheres occurs via the:
  12. Early support for lateralization and localization of function came from postmortem studies of:
  13. The first hominids to walk upright probably appeared about _____ million years ago.
  14. Phenotypic plasticity accounts for:
  15. Variables that influence whether and how a gene is expressed do NOT include:
  16. The evolutionary adaptation by which juvenile features of predecessor species become the adult features of descendent species is:
  17. A phylogenetic lineage refers to a:
  18. Which of the following evolutionary sequences is correct, based on the phylogenetic lineage described in the textbook?
  19. Mammals with EQs larger than 1.0 would most likely have a _____ brain than is expected for mammals of that particular body weight.
  20. Modern chimpanzees and humans share about _____ percent of their genes.
  21. The MOST recent stage of hominid evolution has involved the:
  22. According to the textbook, the brain region whose growth is MOST associated with the evolution of modern humans is the:
  23. I made simple stone tools. I am about 2 million years old. Louis Leakey found me in the Olduvai Gorge. My name is
  24. The full set of a species’ genes is known as its:
  25. Genetic mutations are:
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