Which of the following is true of learning?
a) Learning and memory are synonymous.
b) Long-term memories are related to the electrical activity of the brain
c) Learning involves the modification of the nervous system by experience.
d) Learning is possible in the absence of memory.
Verbal behavior is said to be a lateralized function of the left hemisphere in that
a) most language problems are noted after damage to the right rather than to the left hemisphere
b) most language problems are noted after damage to the left rather than to the right hemisphere
c) right-handed persons are more likely to have their language center located within the right hemisphere
d) electrical stimulation of the left hemisphere has a smaller effect on language than does similar stimulation of the right hemisphere
The area of receptive surface on or in the body where stimulation may excite a sensory neuron is called a
a) receptive field
d) area centralis
Based on his observation of brain damage and behavioral difficulties in a stroke victim, Paul Broca concluded that:
a) the control of speech is a function of the left hemisphere
b) the right hemisphere controls movements on the right side of the body
c) damage to the right hemisphere impairs speech
d) different regions of the brain control heart rate and breathing,purposeful movements, and sensory function
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