Knowledge Check

Welcome to your Module 2 Knowledge Check.

You need to answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly to receive a certificate. You can retake the quiz twice. 

True or False. Children are born with all the connections they will ever have in their brain.

A 5-year-old's brain is about _____% of the size of an adult brain.

True or False. Neurons send messages in the brain that drive everything we do.

What is a sensitive period?

True or False. Neural connections grow stronger with both positive and negative experiences.

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  • Axon
    output fiber of a neuron
    Cell body
    the neuron's processing center
    input fibers of a neuron
    Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
    a non-invasive brain imaging technique used to determine which regions of the brain are active
    cells located in the brain and throughout the body that are specialized to communicate messages
    the process of removing excess synapses
    Sensitive period
    a time in development when the brain is especially ready to learn a skill
    connection point between neurons