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David Eagleman
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Eagleman explain the phenomenon as to how men made their choices in the experiment?
(a) The cars that men chose were the ones that had the most attractive women standing by them.
(b) It goes back to the early history of humankind.
(c) Men are attracted to women who have the same ethnic looks as themselves.
(d) It is socially ingrained from advertisements.

2. What creature does Eagleman use as an example of one with an excellent sense of smell?
(a) Bloodhound.
(b) Tiger.
(c) Cat.
(d) Wolf.

3. What does Eagleman say about the question as to whether the actor is racist or not?
(a) If the question could be answered, we'd all be in trouble for the way we think.
(b) The question is fairly black and white.
(c) The question is more complex than either/or.
(d) The question is rhetorical and not important.

4. Who obtained a record of the arresting incident?
(a) The Chinese-American Relations Association.
(b) A celebrity gossip website.
(c) The Anti-defamation League.
(d) The Hispanic-American Cultural League.

5. What does the amygdala regulate?
(a) Emotions such as love and joy.
(b) Logical thought processes.
(c) Breathing.
(d) Emotions such as aggression and fear.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what was the actor in #109 arrested in 2006?

2. What disease does Eagleman mention in support of his argument about free will?

3. What argument does Eagleman say he is not making?

4. What culture does this actor slander?

5. What does Eagleton point out in the beginning of the chapter about our senses?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Eagleman say about our ability to perceive light versus that of insects?

2. Explain the study that was performed on how men rate a woman's attractiveness.

3. What does Eagleman say about a man named Alex?

4. What does Eagleman say about free will?

5. How does Eagleman compare the conscious mind to our senses?

6. What does Eagleman suggest about our culpability in our actions, particularly males?

7. What does a team of rivals have to do with the brain?

8. What happens when the frontal cortex is damaged?

9. How does Eagleman use an example of early robotics to illustrate how the mind may be divided?

10. What does Chapter 4 explore?

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