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1

Name neural features that are positively associated witj IQ scores according to single cell recording research.

Thickness of temporal cortex, size of dendrites (length) and faster action potentials at increasing firing frequencies.

2

Which factors influence the development of multiple sclerosis?

Vitamin D levels, diet, Eppstein-Barr virus, smoking, ethnicity and genes.

3

Which gliacells are involved in forming myelin?

Oligodendrocytes.

4

Which parts of the nervous system are involved in MS?

Brain and spinal cord.

5

Name some major symptoms of MS.

Visual problems, pyramidal symptoms, sensory disturbances, bladder/bowel/sexual problems, coordination problems, cognitive disturbances and fatigue.

6

What is likely to be found in the cerebrospinal fluid of a MS patient?

Oligoclonal bands.

7

in surgical epileptic treatment, which zone needy to be removed for succesful treatment?

The epileptogenic zone.

8

Name some complications that can occur after surgical epileptic treatment.

Temporary emotional disturbances, impairment of verbal memory and contralteral upper corner anopia.

9

Which type of brain tumors result in about half of the cases in abnormalitites of mental status?

High grade Gliomas and Primary CNS Lymphoma.

10

Which type of brain tumors cause almost always seizures?

Low grade Gliomas.