Human Brain

Human Brain

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1.

Which of the following statements about seeing things is NOT true?

Pigeons hallucinate red dots
Monkeys hallucinate images of food
Humans hallucinate black, white, and violet hues frequently when meditating
Dogs hallucinate brown, black, and orange streaks
I don't know
2.

According to researchers, people eat more slowly in which situation?

In a restaurant with slow instrumental music
In a restaurant with no music
In a restaurant with ragtime music
In a restaurant with nature sounds
I don't know
3.

Which of the following statements is TRUE?

During the average human lifetime we spend 10 years standing in line.
During the average human lifetime we spend 8 years trying to return phone calls.
During the average human lifetime we spend 6 years eating.
During the average human lifetime we spend 4 years looking for misplaced objects.
I don't know
4.

Of the following Sleep Disorders, which one is not commonly found in humans?

Sleeping only during the day
Night terrors
Teeth grinding
Sleeping only high above the ground
I don't know
5.

At what age do humans begin losing brain cells?

5
12
21
40
I don't know
6.

If you are right handed you will generally process which type of information in the right hemisphere of your brain?

Time
Emotion
Analytical thought
Speech
I don't know
7.

Which of the following theories does NOT explain the mystery of how the brain creates the mind (consciousness)?

The translation theory -- explains consciousness as the brain's translating mechanism.
The brain site theory -- explains consciousness by finding specific sites responsible for individual functions.
The cause and effect theory -- explains consciousness as a mere cause and effect reaction to outside stimuli.
The CEO in your brain theory - explains consciousness is an executive control function to aid the brain in making sophisticated choices and decisions.
I don't know
8.

If the average human got "a penny for her/his thoughts" for one day, how much would s/he earn?

$1.00
$14.00
$40.00
$100.00
I don't know
9.

What is the relative consistency of your brain?

It is the consistency of oatmeal
It is the consistency of cream soup
It is the consistency of fresh bread
It is the consistency of hard plastic
I don't know
10.

Humans experience a biological urge to fantasize every...

Night
Waking moment
90 minutes
6 hours
I don't know
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