1. Which one of these is a modular layer?
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2. What is a 'map'?
- Always somatotopic
- A representation of the peripheral sensory tissue on the cortical surface
- Always retinotopic
- Always tonotopic
3. What is a receptive field?
- The area of sensory tissue over which response of a cell can be influenced by a stimulus
- The rate at which a neuron fires for a particular stimulus
- Always inhibitory and excitatory distinctions
4. From the nuclei, where next?
- The cortex, first the primary sensory cortex and then to the appropriate cortex for the representation (e.g visual)
- The cortex, first the somatosensory cortex and then to the appropriate cortex for the representation (e.g visual)
- The primary visual cortex
5. What is the most common mode of action in a transduction process?
- To change ion concentrations via selective ion channels and change membrane potentials
- The generation of an action, rather than graded potential
- The generation of a graded, rather than action potential
- To release sodium ions into the bloodstream