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Cognitive neuroscience: Quiz


Question 1: George A. Miller presented his "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two" paper while ________ and Newell & Simon presented their findings on computer science.
Henry David ThoreauNoam ChomskyNoam Chomsky's political viewsAnarchism

Question 2: In 1861, French neurologist ________ came across a man who was able to understand language but unable to speak.
Expressive aphasiaPaul BrocaBroca's areaCraniometry

Question 3: Cognitive neuroscience is a branch of both psychology and neuroscience, overlapping with disciplines such as physiological psychology, ________ and neuropsychology [2].
Cognitive psychologyCognitive neuropsychologyBehavioral neuroscienceMemory

Question 4: ________ Cognitive psychophysiology research mainly used EEG and other electrophysiological methods.

Question 5: Cajal challenged this view after staining areas of the brain that had less ________ and discovering that neurons were discrete cells.
MyelinOligodendrocyteSchwann cellNervous system

Question 6: Studies of patients with cognitive deficits due to brain lesions constitute an important aspect of cognitive neuroscience (see ________).
Cognitive neuropsychologyDissociation (neuropsychology)NeuropsychologyCognitive psychology

Question 7: In the very late 20th century new technologies evolved that are now the mainstay of the methodology of cognitive neuroscience, including TMS (1985) and ________ (1991).
Functional magnetic resonance imagingPositron emission tomographyMagnetic resonance imagingMedical imaging

Question 8: Other than the associated disciplines just mentioned, cognitive neuroscientists may have backgrounds in these disciplines: neurobiology, psychiatry, neurology, physics, ________, linguistics, philosophy and mathematics.
Computer scienceComputer programmingSoftware engineeringProgramming paradigm

Question 9: On September 11, 1956, a large-scale meeting of cognitivists took place at the ________.
Harvard UniversityNortheastern UniversityMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyBoston University

Question 10: Earlier methods used in cognitive neuroscience includes ________ (human EEG 1920) and MEG (1968).
ElectroencephalographyNeurosurgeryEpilepsyNervous system


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