TB4 Lecture 1; Emotion and the Brain quiz

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1. What does the response from an eye-blink component of startle response measure show?

  • Related to valence, there is less eye-blink when feeling fear, and more with happiness. Much faster than SCR.
  • Related to valence, there is less eye-blink when feeling fear, and more with happiness. Much slower than SCR.
  • Related to valence, there is more eye-blink when feeling fear, and less with happiness. Much faster than SCR.
  • Related to valence, there is more eye-blink when feeling fear, and less with happiness. Much slower than SCR.
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2. How are fMRI studies into the insula and disgust carried out?

  • A facial expression is presented to the participant and the blood flow between disgust and neutral expressions is compared
  • Participants are asked about the expression and the activated brain areas are recorded alongside their response
  • Participants are asked to imitate the facial expression inside the scanner and the activated brain areas are recorded
  • A facial expression is presented to the participant and the blood flow of disgust and neutral expressions is recorded

3. In monkeys, after removal of what brain area(s) did they begin to show loss of fear, hypersexuality/hyperorality and altered food preferences? (Kluver bucy)

  • Temporal lobes, hippocampus and amygdala
  • Temporal Lobes
  • Hippocampus and amygdala
  • Amygdala

4. When patient SM was asked to rate intensity of emotions in facial expressions what were the findings?

  • Abnormal ratings of fear emotions, some other emotions (e.g anger) were not normal either but fear the worst affected
  • Patient SM could not categorise anger
  • The emotions of fear, disgust and anger produced abnormal rating
  • Patient SM could not categorise fear

5. Which brain area is thought to play a key area in mediating emotion?

  • Diencephalon (Hypothalamus + Thalamus)
  • The left temporal horn
  • Diencephalon (Amygdala + Insula)
  • The right temporal horn

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