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Amygdala: Quiz


Question 1: Following any learning event, the ________ for the event is not instantaneously formed.
Anterograde amnesiaEpisodic memoryLong-term memoryPsychogenic amnesia

Question 2:
How do you write Amygdala in latin?
corpus fibulae
corpus amygdaloideum
corpus radii
corpus cavernosum clitoridis

Question 3: [20] By contrast, the amygdala has been observed to relate differently in people with ________.
Schizoaffective disorderManiaBipolar disorderMajor depressive disorder

Question 4: The amygdalae also are involved in the modulation of ________.
Emotion and memoryMemory consolidationPsychogenic amnesiaLong-term memory

Question 5: [2] Shown in research to perform a primary role in the processing and memory of emotional reactions, the amygdalae are considered part of the ________.
HypothalamusHippocampusLimbic systemCerebral cortex

Question 6: Damage to the amygdalae impairs both the acquisition and expression of Pavlovian fear conditioning, a form of ________ of emotional responses.
Active recallClassical conditioningMemory consolidationMemory

Question 7: Memories of emotional experiences imprinted in reactions of ________ in the lateral nuclei elicit fear behavior through connections with the central nucleus of the amygdalae and the bed nuclei of stria terminalis (BNST).
Neuromuscular junctionPhotoreceptor cellNeuronChemical synapse

Question 8: The cortical nucleus is involved in the sense of smell and ________-processing.

Question 9: With advances in neuroimaging technology such as ________, neuroscientists have made significant findings concerning the amygdala in the human brain.
Magnetic resonance imagingFunctional magnetic resonance imagingPositron emission tomographyMedical imaging

Question 10: The association between stimuli and the aversive events they predict may be mediated by ________, a lingering potential for affected synapses to react more readily.
Nervous systemLong-term potentiationMemoryLong-term depression

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