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121. James’s brain injury has resulted in him not being able to process information about the things he sees around him or to react to them appropriately. In the context of the cerebral cortex, which of James’s brain regions is most likely to be damaged?

A. Association cortex

B. Parietal Lobe

C. Occipital lobe

D. Somatosensory cortex

122. Alfred is a middle-aged man whose eyes can physically see the car driving up to him but whose brain is unable to interpret the information and move away in time. In this scenario, the area of Alfred’s brain that is most likely damaged is the _____.

A. association cortex

B. parietal lobe

C. occipital lobe

D. somatosensory cortex

123. Zeus was injured in a mining accident and suffered severe brain damage. In time, his brain healed and he was back to working in the mines. The only change was in his personality. From being a highly aggressive and temperamental individual, he became mild-mannered and calm, almost to the extent of being placid. In this scenario, the region of the cerebral cortex that was most likely damaged in the accident was the _____ lobe.

A. frontal

B. occipital

C. temporal

D. parietal

124. Which of the following regions of the cerebral cortex is involved in higher cognitive functions such as planning, reasoning, and self-control?

A. Amygdala

B. Hippocampus

C. Prefrontal cortex

D. Somatosensory cortex

125. Gregory is an excellent basketball player. He is always able to gauge the distance between himself and the basket correctly, and he never misses a shot. Which of the following regions of the cerebral cortex should function most efficiently to help him use this spatial location skill?

A. Parietal lobe

B. Temporal lobe

C. Somatosensory cortex

D. Prefrontal cortex

126. The somatosensory cortex in the human brain processes information about _____.

A. facial recognition

B. body sensations

C. voluntary movement

D. spatial dimensions

127. The area of the cerebral cortex in the human brain which controls voluntary muscle movement is the _____.

A. motor cortex

B. sensory cortex

C. neocortex

D. somatosensory cortex

128. While Professor Travis is on the phone, he notices a glass vase sliding off the top shelf of his bookcase and about to fall on his dog. He moves quickly to catch the vase and prevent it from falling on his dog. In the context of the cerebral cortex, the quick movement of his hand is most likely a result of a process in the:

A. Wernicke’s area.

B. motor cortex.

C. somatosensory cortex.

D. temporal lobe.

129. David damaged a part of his brain in a ski accident. Once he was out of his coma, the doctors noticed that even though he could produce words in speech, he couldn’t seem to understand the meanings of the words spoken by others. In this scenario, damage to which of the following areas of David’s brain is most likely causing this symptom?

A. Broca’s area

B. Wernicke’s area

C. Fusiform gyrus

D. Motor cortex

130. Which of the following scenarios correctly illustrates the effect of damage to Broca’s area in the brain?

A. Janine is unable to produce any words.

B. Franchesca is unable to comprehend words spoken by others.

C. Darrel is unable to remember what he ate in the morning or what he did the previous day.

D. Stanley is unable to taste the food that he eats.



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