PSYC 676 Quiz Typical Brain

PSYC 676 Quiz: Typical Brain Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Covers the Learn material from Module 5: Week 5.

  1. The concept that sparing of function follows infant brain lesions is known as the:
  2. A study of Romanian orphans showed that infants adopted at 18 months or older tended to have IQs that were _____ points lower than average.
  3. Hubel and Wiesel sewed a kitten’s eye shut for a time. After the eye was allowed to open again it:
  4. In humans, synaptic density is greatest at about age:
  5. Exposure to an enriched environment increases brain size. This size increase is related to each of these EXCEPT:
  6. Some cortical areas are myelinated as early as age:
  7. Some behavioral abilities do not emerge until adolescence because:
  8. Dendrite growth differs from axonal growth in that:
  9. The main changes in the visual system following monocular deprivation in kittens are seen at the level of the:
  10. The two events that take place in the development of a dendrite are _____ and the growth of dendritic spines.
  11. According to Epstein, the human brain exhibits several growth spurts. The last of these occurs at about age:
  12. In adults, aphasia develops about _____ percent of the time with right-hemisphere damage.
  13. The Geschwind–Galaburda hypothesis suggests that _____ is(are) responsible for an asymmetric development of the cerebral hemispheres in males.
  14. The Geschwind–Galaburda hypothesis proposes to account for all EXCEPT which of the following?
  15. The MOST likely cause(s) of cerebral palsy is(are):
  16. Impairments seen in children with autism in learning various motor skills and conditioned responses may be related MOST closely to abnormalities in the _____ of these individuals.
  17. Developmentally dyslexic individuals do particularly poorly on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children test of:
  18. The ACID prole is characteristic of which learning disorder?
  19. The dictionary-like store of words in the brain is referred to as:
  20. Because reading is central to success in school _____ is central to the study of neurodevelopmental disorders.
  21. In Tallal’s study, normal individuals required interstimulus intervals of _____ milliseconds in order to tell if one or two tones had been presented.
  22. CSF is made by the:
  23. By adolescence, _____ percent to _____ percent of hyperactive children have begun to have problems with the law.
  24. Reading by sounding out the phonemes is termed _____ reading.
  25. Which is NOT considered to be a primary cause of reading disabilities?
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