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Describe Broca’s Approach To Brain Research. What Conclusions Did He Reach Concerning The Functioning Of The Brain?[print questions]

True or False: Damage to Broca's area damages the muscle movements involved in speech
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

What conclusions did Broca reach concerning the functioning of the brain?
a) The cortex acts as a unit
b) Phrenology is accepted, meaning the bumps on the skull determine one's personality
c) The brain is localized, meaning certain areas of the brain are involved in certain behaviors
d)

True or False: Broca's localizing of a function on the cortex supported the phrenologists and damaged Flourens contention that the cortex acted as a unit
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

What is Broca's area responsible for?
a) Speech production
b) Speech reception
c) Auditory processing
d)

What is Wernicke's area responsible for?
a) Speech production
b) Speech reception
c) Auditory processing
d)

Describe Broca's approach to brain research
a) Autopsies performed on patients from mental hospitals
b) First determining a behavior disorder in a living patient and then, after death, locating the part of the brain damaged
c) The comparison of brains from patients with mental disorders compared to brains of people without a mental disorder
d)

Why was Phineas Gage important in brain research?
a) The study of his injury led to evidence of Flouren's idea that the cortex acted as a unit
b) The study of his injury led to evidence of brain localization
c) The brain deficit he was born with caused aphasia
d)

What method did Broca use in approaching brain research?
a) The analytical method
b) The biological method
c) The clinical method
d)

What is Phrenology?
a) The localization of brain functions
b) The characteristics of intelligence based on race
c) Bumps and depressions on the skull determine personality
d)

What was Paul Broca's most important contribution to psychology?
a) The discovery of Broca's Area
b) The founding of Phrenology
c) Craniometry
d)

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