Fundamentals Of Human Neuropsychology 7th Edition By Bryan Kolb – Test Bank
1. Which of the following factors does not usually influence laterality of function in humans?
2. When neuropsychologists refer to a function as being lateralized, they mean that the function:
A) is performed most efficiently by a lateral region of the brain.
B) is performed most efficiently by one hemisphere of the brain.
C) can be performed equally well by either hemisphere of the brain.
D) is performed most efficiently in a lateral motion.
3. The largest functional differences are found between _____ rather than _____.
A) cerebral sites; cerebral sides
B) cerebral sides; cerebral sites
C) cortical layers; cortical columns
D) genders; age groups
4. Which of the following is generally true of the left hemisphere, relative to the right hemisphere in humans?
A) It has a larger size and weight overall.
B) It has a larger Heschl’s gyrus.
C) It has a smaller visible frontal operculum.
D) It has a larger planum temporale.
5. The most pronounced anatomical asymmetries are found in the areas associated with:
6. The most convincing experimental design for demonstrating the localization of a particular function to a brain region is the:
A) single dissociation.
B) double dissociation.
C) double association.
D) case study.
7. Following damage to the left hemisphere, the most likely outcome would be a decline in:
A) mental rotation ability.
B) verbal ability.
C) pitch recognition.
D) emotional memory.
8. You are an examining psychologist at a neurological clinic. After administering an IQ test, you find the main deficits are in nonverbal recall and the copying of drawings. You suspect damage to the _____.
A) left frontal lobe
B) right frontal lobe
C) right temporal lobe
D) left temporal lobe
9. Surgical deconnection of the two cerebral hemispheres by cutting the corpus callosum (and other commissures) is a “last resort” treatment for _____.
D) multiple sclerosis
10. A commissurotomy typically refers to the severing of the:
A) arcuate fasiculus.
B) medial forebrain bundle.
D) corpus callosum.