The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Test | Final Test - Easy

Frank R. Wilson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 132 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Anat?
(a) A neurosurgeon.
(b) A physics professor.
(c) A physical therapist.
(d) A Feldenkrais practitioner.

2. What are developed rather than existing from birth?
(a) Human intelligence, talent and skill.
(b) Human intelligence and ability to think.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Talent and language skills.

3. What can can restore feeling to one who has lost a sense of connection with their body and enable movement again?
(a) Regeneration of nerve cells.
(b) Visualization.
(c) Small jolts of electricity to muscles.
(d) The awareness of the effect of the brain on controlling movement.

4. By what age do most young children begin to make sentences?
(a) 3.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 2.
(d) 1.

5. What can cause reduced bodily movement?
(a) Too much exercise.
(b) Lack of nutrition.
(c) Too much unfocused attention.
(d) A lack of attention, ignorance, or laziness.

6. To what is Franz Liszt compared?
(a) Mozart's ability to create music at a very early age.
(b) Darwin's theory of survival of the fittest.
(c) Michelangelo.
(d) Rodin.

7. What type of intelligence does Patricia Greenfield study?
(a) Physiological intelligence.
(b) Patricia Greenfield studies human intelligence as it unfolds in child behavior twenty years earlier.
(c) Patricia Greenfield studies human intelligence as it unfolds in adult behavior over twenty year.s
(d) Coordination intelligence.

8. What must the magician do for success?
(a) Create disillusionment.
(b) Create confidence.
(c) Create trust.
(d) Create an illusion.

9. What does Wilson say laboring in the kitchen takes?
(a) The ability to distinguish among subtle flavors.
(b) Strong physical stamina.
(c) The ability to ignore heat.
(d) Strong emotional health.

10. What level is the American Sign Language classified as?
(a) The fourth level.
(b) The first level.
(c) It is not considered.
(d) The sixth level.

11. What does the Israeli physicist discover?
(a) Quarks move faster when someone thinks about their doing so.
(b) Certain movements can lead a person with practice to move more smoothly and efficiently.
(c) Quarks are not in this dimension.
(d) Some movements are mimicked on the micro level.

12. What does the Israeli physicist desire to do rather than increasing muscle strength in a paralyzed person?
(a) Decrease messag flow to the brain so as not to overwhelm.
(b) Increase pain tolerance levels.
(c) Increase muscle flexibility.
(d) Return message flow from the brain as it was before paralysis.

13. What is an example of a secondary heuristic?
(a) Psychic abilities.
(b) A primary heuristic that is used in a non-primary way.
(c) Human language.
(d) Using one thing such as fingers to perform something that it normally would not do.

14. Who is an Israeli physicist mentioned in this chapter?
(a) Moshe Feldenkrais.
(b) David Golems.
(c) Abraham Disera.
(d) Jonathon Fleishman.

15. What rule does Greenfield propose?
(a) A hierarchical rule generator.
(b) A rule that a person uses to decide what skills to develop.
(c) A rule that illustrates how an adult can sometimes change hand dominence.
(d) A rule that illustrates how a child can sometimes change hand dominence.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is BachTur?

2. What does Feldenkrais facilitate?

3. What does Wilson say is an emotional experience?

4. By what age do children become improvisers who behave with intelligence?

5. How does Broca identify an area in the brain that controls speech?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 585 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.