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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. One researcher describes the presence of __________ work patterns during some migraine events.
(a) Impressionistic.
(b) Grill.
(c) Lattice.
(d) Art.

2. Some doctors have tried _________ which Sacks believes to be grossly fraudulent or mutilating.
(a) Movements.
(b) Surgeries.
(c) Medications.
(d) Therapies.

3. There are _____ and transitional attacks of migraines which can make it difficult for a doctor or researcher to decide on a diagnosis of migraine.
(a) Moving.
(b) Energetic.
(c) Hybrid.
(d) Flawed.

4. Some patients can respond to _________ as many migraines are sensitive to suggestion during the episode.
(a) Hypnosis.
(b) Placebos.
(c) Rest.
(d) Herbs.

5. Sometimes leaps in ______ analysis are not able to give researchers clear and definitive answers.
(a) Data.
(b) Pain.
(c) Generous.
(d) Activity.

Short Answer Questions

1. Another uncommon drug therapy for migraines which has been prescribed by Sacks is _____________.

2. Who wrote the last chapter of the book, which is made clear in the notes and the headings?

3. Sacks describes the ________ and the passive reactions to situations in the animal world as a part of his discussion.

4. The ________ with which the patient should be seen depends on the tendency toward the migraines, according to Sacks.

5. Some patients will simply seek out a _________ when they don't like the advice that they hear.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?

2. Where did Ralph Siegel, PhD work when he co-authored the last chapter with Oliver Sacks, according to the footnote?

3. What are some of the typical pieces of advice which Sacks might offer to a patient who is suffering from migraines?

4. What does Sacks have to say about patients who have to face chronic migraines in their lives?

5. What does Sacks say becomes an important part of the study of migraines, according to this section of the book?

6. What are the three categories of drugs that can be used in the treatment of migraines, according to Sacks?

7. What happens when Sacks has a patient who will only agree to be treated with medications for their migraines?

8. What are some of the polygons that migraine patients have reported seeing as a part of their auras or hallucinations?

9. What is the discovery that Lashely makes about the process of his own migraine scotomata?

10. What does Sacks say is uniquely human about the experience of migraines in humans, though he does not dispute that animals can have migraines too?

(see the answer keys)

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