ESE370: Learning & the Brain week 1 quiz

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ESE370: Learning & the Brain week 1 quiz
Question 1. 1. A low level of stress hormone cortisol during a learning session has no effect on learning. (Points: 1)
True
False
Question 2. 2. Researchers have discovered that mineral, glucose, and hormone levels can vary as much as _______. (Points: 1)
1000 % during the morning
500 % during the morning
1000 % in a given day
500 % in a given day
Question 3. 3. The right side of the brain processes “parts,” language, and it does so sequentially. The left side of the brain processes “wholes,” spatial information, and it does so randomly. (Points: 1)
True
False
Question 4. 4. The brain has been compared to the following: (Points: 1)
interstate freeway system, exercising, a theatre production
hydraulic system, a massive city, a high-powered computer
air traffic control, car operation, running a household
all of the above
Question 5. 5. Adults have more than half the number of neurons found in the brain of a two year old. (Points: 1)
True
False
Question 6. 6. At birth, we have as many as one hundred thousand billion glial cells. (Points: 1)
True
False
Question 7. 7. Our brains consistently run on ________ learning cycles. (Points: 1)
Two, a high to low energy cycle: relaxation to tension cycle
Four, a high to low energy cycle: to tension to relaxation cycle
Four, a low to high-energy cycle, tension to relaxation cycle
Two, a low to high-energy cycle: relaxation to tension cycle
Question 8. 8. Trillions of bits of information are stored in chained protein molecules called _____________, which circulate throughout _________________ transmitting knowledge to available receptor sites on each and every cell in the _______________. (Points: 1)
dendrites, the brain, the body (all over)
neurons, the body, the brain
peptides, the brain (and body), body
glial cells, the brain (and body), the brain
Question 9. 9. All humans learn best at the same time of the day and teachers should be aware of these times. (Points: 1)
True
False
Question 10. 10. Neurons is Greek for: (Points: 1)
synapses
neutral
sinew
system

 

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