Higher Mental Functions

Physiology

Higher Mental Functions

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 7.5 / 10

You may skip this chapter, without losing much.

Question Pattern

A very vague chapter to read from. Probably not worth the time.

Questions can from random physiological concepts.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Prosopagnosia is
  • Stages of Arousal and Sleep
  • Sleep Centres
  • Brodmann areas
  • Type of potentiation in hippocampus is
  • CNS deficits and site of lesions
  • Test for immediate memory

Suggested Revision

  • NREM vs REM Sleep
  • Reticular Activating System
  • Frontal lobe syndrome
  • Neurochemical changes in Sleep-Wake Cycle
  • Synaptic plasticity and learning
  • Melatonin
  • Aphasias
  • EEG Waves

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