Amnesia

Amnesia

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What is amnesia?

A sleep disorder.
Partial or total loss of memory.
A mental disorder causing hallucinations.

Which section of the brain is not thought to be involved with amnesia?

The hypothalamus.
The hippocampus.
The amygdala.

What is retrograde amnesia?

The inability to create new memories.
The loss of or inability to access old memories.

Which type of memory requires conscious recall?

Short-term.
Declarative.
Sensory.

Which of these is not considered a cause of amnesia?

Brain damage.
Alzheimer's.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Narcolepsy.

How does one treat amnesia?

With surgery to remove or replace the damaged areas of the brain.
With psychological and psychiatric help.
With a pill or injection.

What is the main difference between psychiatrists and psychologists?

Psychologists do not go to medical school.
Psychologists are not permitted to work in hospitals.
Psychiatrists cannot prescribe medication.

Which of these is not a type of alternative medicine?

Acupuncture.
Meditation and relaxation.
Prescription medication.
Energy therapies.

What is anterograde amnesia?

The inability to create new memories.
The loss of or inability to access old memories.
The inability to transfer information from short-term memory to long-term memory.

Which of these pop culture characters suffers from short-term memory loss?

Kate Beckett, Castle.
Dory, Finding Nemo.
Neo, The Matrix.