NEUROSCIENCE QUIZ
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P1.0
Which of the following describes you best:
P1.1
Your first name:
Your answer
P1.2
Your second name:
Your answer
P1.3
If you are an educator or students, which year/class do you teach/attend?
CASTING THE DIE...
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Q01
We use our brains 24 hours a day
1 point
Q02
Children must acquire their native language before a second language is learned. If they do not do so neither language will be fully acquired
1 point
Q03
Boys have bigger brains than girls
1 point
Q04
If pupils do not drink sufficient amounts of water (between 6 – 8 glasses a day) their brains shrink
1 point
Q05
It has been scientifically proven that fatty acid supplements (omega-3 and omega-6) have a positive effect on academic achievement
1 point
Q06
When a brain region is damaged other parts of the brain can take up its function
1 point
Q07
We only use 10% of our brain
1 point
Q08
The left and right hemisphere of the brain always work together
1 point
GROWTH...
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Q09
Differences in hemispheric dominance (left brain, right brain) can help explain individual differences amongst learners
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Q10
The brains of boys and girls develop at the same rate
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Q11
Brain development has finished by the time children reach secondary school
1 point
Q12
There are critical periods in childhood after which certain things can no longer be learned
1 point
Q13
Information is stored in the brain in a network of cells distributed throughout the brain
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Q14
Learning is not due to the addition of new cells to the brain
1 point
Q15
Individuals learn better when they receive information in their preferred learning style (e.g., auditory, visual, kinesthetic)
1 point
Q16
Learning occurs through modification of the brains’ neural connections
1 point
BRAIN FOOD...
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Q17
Academic achievement can be affected by skipping breakfast
1 point
Q18
Normal development of the human brain involves the birth and death of brain cells
1 point
Q19
Mental capacity is hereditary and cannot be changed by the environment or experience
1 point
Q20
Vigorous exercise can improve mental function
1 point
Q21
Environments that are rich in stimulus improve the brains of pre-school children
1 point
Q22
Children are less attentive after consuming sugary drinks and/or snacks
1 point
Q23
Circadian rhythms (“body-clock”) shift during adolescence, causing pupils to be tired during the first lessons of the school day
1 point
Q24
Regular drinking of caffeinated drinks reduces alertness
1 point
TEACHING ELEMENTS...
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Q25
Exercises that rehearse co-ordination of motor-perception skills can improve literacy skills
1 point
Q26
Extended rehearsal of some mental processes can change the shape and structure of some parts of the brain
1 point
Q27
Individual learners show preferences for the mode in which they receive information (e.g., visual, auditory, kinesthetic)
1 point
Q28
Learning problems associated with developmental differences in brain function cannot be remediated by education
1 point
Q29
Production of new connections in the brain can continue into old age
1 point
Q30
Short bouts of co-ordination exercises can improve integration of left and right hemispheric brain function
1 point
Q31
There are sensitive periods in childhood when it’s easier to learn things
1 point
Q32
When we sleep, the brain shuts down
1 point
Q33
How would you rate your general knowledge about the brain
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Q34
Do you think this knowledge is valuable for your teaching practice
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