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"This quiz is about basic anatomy, function, and behavior of the most studied of our five senses, vision."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which of the four lobes of the brain is primarily responsible for vision?
Which part of the retinas projects information from the ipsilateral (same side) visual fields to the contralateral (opposite side) hemisphere of the brain?
What is the correct order of the primary visual pathway in the brain?
Cornea, Superior Colliculus, Brodmann Area 17
Retina, Arcuate Fasciculus, Calcarine Sulcus
Fovea, Medial Geniculate Nucleus (MGN), Brodmann Area 17
Retina, Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN), Striate Cortex (V1)
Which of the following can a lesion to the primary visual cortex (V1) or optic tract cause?
Red Green Color Blindness
What characterizes the visual impairment known as akinetopsia?
Impaired motion perception due to cortical damage
Impaired ability of object recognition due to inability to link visual information to semantic knowledge
Impaired color perception due to cortical damage
Impairment of visually guided reaching, despite normal object recognition abilities
Which of the following is a subtype of visual agnosia that is essentially a failure to organize a coherent perception of an object because of a breakdown of object constancy?
Which of the following pathway and lobe pairs is the one that is associated with identifying what an object in the enviroment is?
Caudal Pathway, Frontal Lobe
Dorsal Pathway, Parietal Lobe
Ventral Pathway, Temporal Lobe
Rostral Pathway, Occipital Lobe
In the primary visual cortex (V1) of the brain there are layers that code for only specific visual information. Within layers one and two there are darker areas that are known as blobs. What chemical causes these blobs to be darker?
Which of the following is a category specific visual deficit exemplified by the patient being unable to recognize faces?
Which of the following degrees of orientation of a stimulus does a simple cell of the visual cortex get most activated by?
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