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Neuroplasticity & Brain Injuries Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why does the brain shrink with age?

Question 2 2. Why is working memory important?

Question 3 3. Why is an epidural hematoma dangerous?

Question 4 4. Cancer is the same thing as _____.

Question 5 5. How do floaters impact vision as people age?

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Question 6 6. Why do people's attentive abilities deteriorate as people age?

Question 7 7. All of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. A man arrives at your clinic with a history of a heart valve condition. He's also obese, and eats a lot of salt and fat, which can predispose him to the formation of a clot. Being a physician, you tell him:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a function of oligodendrocytes?

Question 10 10. Why are neurons different from any other kind of cell?

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Question 11 11. A cerebrovascular accident is also known as a:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the brain continues to deteriorate into old age?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT improved by exercise?

Question 14 14. A disease or other issue with the brain is called:

Question 15 15. A condition where the person suffering from it experiences feelings of unworthiness, low self-esteem, and sadness that interfere with a person's ability to work, sleep, and live a normal life is a component of:

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Question 16 16. Non psychotic disorders are typically treated with:

Question 17 17. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Question 18 18. What is the dura mater?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements about reflexes is TRUE?

Question 20 20. A type of seasonal based depression is known as:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an efficient way to diagnose an epidural hematoma?

Question 22 22. What happens when someone has a stroke?

Question 23 23. The autonomic nervous system is part of the _____ system.

Question 24 24. An individual who tries to not engage in personal relations for fear of rejection may be suffering from (choose the most likely answer):

Question 25 25. Autonomic dysreflexia may result in which of the following?

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Question 26 26. A craniofacial trauma can lead to headaches and seizures when _____.

Question 27 27. Morgan was in a mixed martial arts competition and got hit hard in the head by his opponent's fist. What type of trauma does this describe?

Question 28 28. Why is increased blood flow to the brain important?

Question 29 29. What is atrophy?

Question 30 30. Why would a specialist use a DTI?

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