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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. In Sacks' mind, there is no reason to believe that ________ do not suffer from migraines as well, according to his logic.
(a) Babies.
(b) Plants.
(c) Comatose patients.
(d) Animals.

2. Some of the things that patients see in their migraine are random ________ shapes, and some patients choose to draw them.
(a) Jumbled.
(b) Circular.
(c) Spiral.
(d) Geometric.

3. The _________ of a person who is suffering from a migraine becomes an important part of the study of migraines, according to Sacks.
(a) Mannerisms.
(b) Lifestyle.
(c) Behavior.
(d) Family.

4. To deny a migraine sufferer the use of ___________ would be cruel, according to Sacks in this book.
(a) Illegal drugs.
(b) Drugs.
(c) Hot baths.
(d) Alcohol.

5. The fight or flight response is still present in _________, even if it seems to be less overt in the daily behaviors.
(a) Birds.
(b) Fish.
(c) Possums.
(d) Humans.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Physicians, according to Sacks, often make ______ decisions based on impertinent, improper, and irresponsible interpretations.

3. Instead of a fight or flight reactions, one can also take a ________ position within a situation.

4. Sometimes leaps in ______ analysis are not able to give researchers clear and definitive answers.

5. Many of the patterns that are created are often _________, according to Sacks, which is why further research is needed.

Short Essay Questions

1. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?

2. What does Sacks say about the possibility that animals might also experience migraines?

3. What are two of the ways in which a person can manage their risk of migraines, according to Sacks?

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

5. What are the three categories of hallucinosis, according to the last section of the book?

6. How does Sacks recommend a patient with nausea deal with their medication ingestion to ensure pain relief?

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

8. What does Sacks point out as causing complications in terms of finding accurate and consistent diagnoses?

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

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

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