Monkeys with Kluver-Bucy syndrome fail to show normal fears and anxieties after damage to the:
If you could selectively damage the individual laminae of the cortex, damage to which layer would most likely affect visual sensation?
Layer IV of the occipital cortex
The "binding problem" is the issue of how we:
perceive visual, auditory and other aspects of a stimulus as a single object.
The ______ constitutes a higher percentage of the brain in primates than in other species of comparable size.
If the prefrontal cortex is damaged, an individual may:
have difficulty remembering where they just put their keys
What is the primary target area on the cerebral cortex for touch and other skin sensations?
The temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex is the primary target for which kind of sensory information?
Damage to the ____ often causes people to lose their social inhibitions and to ignore the rules of polite conduct.
Following damage to the temporal lobe, monkeys that fail to display normal fear of snakes most likely have which of the following?
One reason why people with prefrontal cortex damage may act impulsively is that they have trouble:
adjusting their behavior to different contexts
The ______ monitors all the information about eye, head, and body positions and passes it on to brain areas that control movement.
Knowing that it is appropriate to tackle people on the football field, but not in the classroom is dependent on functioning of the:
Prefrontal lobotomies were conducted in the United States in an attempt to:
treat severe psychiatric disorders.
What is the primary target area in the cortex for information regarding muscle-stretch and joint receptors?
primary somatosensory cortex
A person showers with his clothes on and pours water on the tube of toothpaste instead of on the toothbrush. He probably suffers from damage to the:
A blind person who suddenly loses the ability to read Braille has probably suffered damage to what area of the cerebral cortex?
What is one important difference between people who are blind because of cortical blindness and others who are blind because of problems with their eyes?
People with damage to their eyes can still imagine visual scenes.
Which of the following is TRUE about the cortical areas that are sometimes known as "association areas"?
They would be better described as additional sensory areas.
Someone who suddenly loses the ability to identify objects by feeling them has probably suffered damage to what area of the cerebral cortex?
One currently popular hypothesis about the binding problem is that binding depends on:
synchronized activity in different brain areas.
Which of the following is TRUE about laminae in the cerebral cortex?
The laminae vary in thickness in different areas.
Neurons in the prefrontal cortex ____ than neurons in other cortical areas
have more dendritic spines
The only area of the cerebral cortex known to receive input from ALL sensory modalities is the:
What deficits does a person suffer after damage to the striate cortex in the occipital lobe?
An individual has normal eyes and normal pupillary reflexes but no pattern perception or visual imagery. This person suffers from:
The binding or large-scale integration problem is the difficulty of:
knowing how the visual, auditory, and other areas of your brain work together to create a combined perception of a single object.
Which lobe seems to be especially involved in the comprehension of spoken language in humans?
If a cell in a given column responds to touch on the person's right toe, then another cell in the same column would respond to:
touch on the right toe.