Neurobiology for non-specialists Neurobiology for non-specialists

Test yourself what you have learned during the HBP Curriculum online course on brain medicine for non-specialists! 

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The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions. There can be one or more correct answers/statements for each question.
Question 1: One important enzyme in the activation of Proteinkinase C is:
Question 2: What are characteristics of neuropeptides?
Question 3: Which two neurotransmitters are the most important involved in ascending pain pathways?
Question 4: What is late long-term potentation?
Question 5: β-arrestin is important for:
Question 6: Schwann cells are derived from:
Question 7: Key structures of neurons are:
Question 8: Ion channel receptors can be modulated in:
Question 9: Synaptic vesicle release is triggered by:
Question 10: Spatial orientation depends on:
Question 11: What is the major descending motor pathway in the CNS?
Question 12: Extrasynaptic plasticity refers to:
Question 13: The peduncular region, tectum and tegmentum compromise which portion of the CNS?
Question 14: Long-term potentiation usually involves:
Question 15: Classical neurotransmitters are stored in:
Question 16: What are characteristic features of C-fibers?
Question 17: What are characteristics for Nodes of Ranvier?
Question 18: The G-protein of G-protein coupled receptors can is:
Question 19: Which of the following is the correct sequence in myelination of brain regions, going from earliest to latest:
Question 20: Hyperactivity of the dorsal horn neurons leads to:
Question 21: Which neurotransmitter system is disturbed in narcolepsia?
Question 22: Which of the following is/are correct about the neocortex?
Question 23: In comparison to classical neurotransmitters, neuropeptides:
Question 24: Ligand gated ion channels are:
Question 25: The largest white mater commissure connecting homologous regions in the two hemispheres is the:
Question 26: Which neurotransmitter plays a role in the arousal system?
Question 27: What is not a function of astrocytes?
Question 28: What is the major difference between oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells?
Question 29: When demyelination occurs:
Question 30: The choroid plexus is:

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The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions. There can be one or more correct answers/statements for each question.
Question 1: What is late long-term potentiation?
Question 2: Which brain regions are contributing to motivated behaviour and drug addiction?
Question 3: Which statement about NMDA-receptor encephalitis is not correct?
Question 4: Ion channel receptors can be modulated in:
Question 5: The choroid plexus is:
Questions 6: Which of the following does not apply to classical conditioning?
Question 7: What are current approaches to enhance CNS delivery of drugs across the blood-brain barrier?
Question 8: Which of the following statements is/are correct:
Question 9: Long-term potentiation usually involves:
Question 10: Which two neurotransmitters are the most important involved in ascending pain pathways?
Question 11: How can retrograde amnesia be defined?
Question 12: What is not a function of astrocytes?
Question 13: Drugs that improve memory and cognitive performance are:
Question 14: The largest white mater commissure connecting homologous regions in the two hemispheres is the:
Question 15: What does the Hodgkin-Huxley model describe?
Question 16: What is the major descending motor pathway in the CNS?
Question 17: Microglial cells are:
Question 18: Key structures of neurons are:
Questions 19: The NMDA-receptor is:
Question 20: Schwann cells are derived from:
Question 21: What are the main components of reference brain atlases?
Question 22: What are characteristics for Nodes of Ranvier?
Question 23: The risk for developing a neurodegenerative disease as well as disease progression:
Question 24: What is correct about neurodegenerative diseases?
Question 25: Which neurotransmitter system is disturbed in narcolepsia?
Question 26: Which methods can be used to assess fiber architecture in the brain?
Question 27: Ligand gated ion channels are:
Question 28: A non-invasive method to measure brain activity by detecting changes in cerebral blood flow is:
Question 29: What is an example of procedural memory?
Question 30: The TRPV1 channel can be activated by:

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