Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

David Eagleman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4 The Kinds of Thoughts That Are Thinkable.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is what a person likes determined?
(a) By careful consideration of the conscious mind with input from the unconscious mind.
(b) There is no way to know that.
(c) Largely by unconscious thinking.
(d) Largely by conscious thinking.

2. What happens when one's brain changes?
(a) The person can become a genius.
(b) The person cannot change.
(c) The person changes.
(d) The person is no longer functional.

3. What does the amount of brain effort that vision uses indicate about vision?
(a) Vision is an extremely complex process.
(b) Vision is a very simple process of mirrors and reflections.
(c) The brain is so capable, it doesn't take much of it for any sensory input.
(d) It can take place while easily freeing the brain for other matters.

4. What are two examples of optical illusions?
(a) A round circle looking elliptical.
(b) Red looking black.
(c) A square being a rectangle.
(d) The apparent motion of stationary images and the apparent change in size of images when their backgrounds are changed.

5. When does the conscious mind actively train the unconscious mind?
(a) When the unconscious mind shows signs of dysfunction.
(b) When there is a repetitive task to learn that the unconscious can do efficently.
(c) When the conscious mind shows signs of dysfunction.
(d) When there is a complicated task to learn.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are our brains wired to do as far as complicated tasks are concerned?

2. Why does Alberts take along a tape recorder on his journey?

3. What gap does Eagleman explore?

4. How does Eagleman compare thinking with seeing?

5. How does the author describe parts of the brain?

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