P&C TB10 Lecture 1

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1. What is macular degeneration?

  • Damage to the area of V1 receiving projections from the fovea
  • Damage to higher cortical areas of the visual system
  • Failure of the fovea (decay of the cone photoreceptors in the fovea)
  • Failure of the peripheral retina
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2. What is the cost of dementia in Europe?

  • €798 billion pa
  • €430 billion pa
  • €110 billion pa
  • €13 billion pa

3. Patients were asked to imagine doing what, in order to determine patients with 'locked in syndrome'?

  • Playing tennis
  • Playing frisbee
  • Running along a beach
  • Dancing the waltz

4. What were the results of Winawer et al. (2007)?

  • Russian speakers were faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements, except when there was verbal interference
  • English speakers were consistently faster than Russian speakers are making colour discrimination judgements in all conditions
  • Russian speakers were consistently faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements in all conditions
  • Russian speakers were faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements, except when the colours were across categories

5. What evidence showed that colour perception was affected by top-down processes?

  • Participants added the exact amount to turn an image o banana grey
  • At the coarse level, there are little colour discrimination differences between cultures
  • Participants overestimated the extent to turn a banana grey, and added significantly more blue
  • Static images induced activity in the motion area hMT

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