What was the lecture mainly about? (A) A brain condition related to people's reactions to sounds
(B) The degeneration of the brain as people get older
(C) How some people react to specific sounds
(D) The ways to overcome hearing annoying sounds
What does the term "misophonia" mean?
(A) latin hearing
(B) fear of phones
(C) reaction to annoying sounds (D) hatred of sounds
What does the "fight or flight" response refer to?
(A) the desire to fight people on airplanes
(B) the mouth sounds that come from people eating (C) a need to get angry or runaway
(D) a certain kind of fighting style
How much of the population suffers from misophonia? (A) about 20 percent
(B) around half of the population
(C) people around the age of 5
(D) the general population
When do people usually start suffering from misophonia? (A) in childhood
(B) early in the day
(C) almost every day
(D) It is very rare.
Which annoying sound does the professor NOT mention?
(A) chewing sounds
(B) scratching a chalkboard
(C) swallowing (D) a dog barking
Why does the professor consider this study a slam dunk?
(A) Many people responded to the sounds. (B) There was a clear difference between the study group and the control group.
(C) Many subjects had heightened activity in the brain during the study.
(D) People had a skin response to the sounds.
What is the Galvanic Skin Response? (A) People's hands begin to sweat.
(B) People get emotional when touched.
(C) People have increased skin sensitivity.
(D) a combination of physical and emotional responses
Which parts of the brain became active when subjects heard annoying sounds?
(A) the motor-control part
(B) the analytical part (C) the emotional processing part
(D) the cortex
According to the professor, ...
(A) people only had physical responses to sounds. (B) there were permanent changes to the brain.
(C) there was an increase in the amount of neurons in the brain.
(D) the amount of myelin was unchanged.
In this talk, "hard-wired" refers to... (A) permanent