Bilateral Activation & Cognitive Functioning: Definition & Overview


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What does unilateral activation indicate?

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1. Why is fMRI technology imperfect?

2. Who tends to display signs of bilateral activation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of bilateral activation and cognitive functioning. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what unilateral activation indicates as well as knowing what a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) machine has a problem displaying.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What unilateral activation indicates
  • What a fMRI machine has a problem displaying
  • The demographics of bilateral activation
  • The acronym for electroencephalography
  • The two focuses of the main theories explaining the change to bilateral activation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as bilateral activation and brainwave activity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related bilateral activation and cognitive functioning lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding bilateral activation and cognitive functioning and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about bilateral activation and cognitive functioning

Additional Learning

To learn more about measuring brainwave activity, review the corresponding lesson on Bilateral Activation & Cognitive Functioning: Definition, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the concept of brainwave activity
  • Identify what unilateral activation indicates
  • Know what a fMRI machine has a problem displaying
  • Learn the demographics of bilateral activation
  • Appreciate the acronym for electroencephalography
  • Understand the two focuses of the main theories explaining the change to bilateral activation