TB7 B&B MCQs Lecture 1; Brain mechanisms of language

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1. Although not a discrete split, in the left/right brain dichotomy what is the left brain responsible for?

  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.
  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement.
  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.
  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement.
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2. To understand spoken words, which areas lie on the ventral route?

  • Auditory cortex to the anterior temporal lobe
  • Auditory cortex to the inferior temporal lobe
  • Anterior temporal lobe to the auditory cortex
  • Inferior temporal lobe to the auditory cortex

3. Which of these specific structures do agrammatic patients NOT struggle with?

  • Inflectional endings
  • Verbs
  • Function words
  • Word order and sentence structure

4. What does the double dissassociation between sentence planning and articulatory processing suggest?

  • They are not distinct processes mediated by the same brain areas in the left inferior frontal region and are often damaged together
  • They are distinct processes mediated by adjacent brain areas in the left inferior frontal region and are often damaged together
  • They are distinct processes mediated by adjacent brain areas in the left anterior frontal region and are often damaged together
  • They are not distinct processes mediated by the same brain areas in the left anterior frontal region and are often damaged together

5. Although not a discrete split, in the left/right brain dichotomy what is the right brain responsible for?

  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement.
  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement.
  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.
  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.

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