Foundation Quiz 1

The reading for this quiz is Habits of a Happy Brain Chapters 1-3 and the Slide Show The Science of Happiness

When you pass this quiz and the next two, you get a free copy of I, Mammal and qualify for the Advanced Inner Mammal Training and for 3 CEUs. You are on your way to becoming a Certified Inner Mammal Trainer!

Foundation Level #1

Foundation Level #1

20 multiple-choice questions. When you complete all 3 Foundation Quizzes, you'll earn a free copy of I, Mammal and qualify for the Advanced Training and Certification.

1. Your brain responds to the world with life-or-death feelings because:
2.  The mammal brain defines survival in quirky ways, including all of the following EXCEPT:
3. Each happy chemical motivates a specific survival behavior. For example:
4. How does the big human cortex work together with the mammal brain?
5. It useful to do nothing in a moment of cortisol for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
6. Love makes you happy for all the following reasons EXCEPT:
7. Dopamine can cause excitement about preparing vegetables or preparing a mind-altering substance. All of the following explain why EXCEPT:
8. Your natural endorphin turns on when:
9. Oxytocin causes the good feeling of
10. Serotonin makes you feel good when you:
11. Cortisol promotes survival in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
12. Mirror neurons activate when:
13. We humans have social pain because:
14. Your brain has ten times more neurons going into your eyes than it has coming from your eyes. That shows we are designed to:
15. Expectations are powerful because:
16. Mammals cannot produce a huge number of offspring the way reptiles can, so in order to keep their genes alive they have to:
17. Living in groups brings potential for conflict, but natural selection built a brain that resolves conflict by:
18. Reproductive success is relevant to modern life for all of these reasons EXCEPT:
19. The cortex can restrain neurochemical impulses in order to:
20. The brain learns from its neurochemical experience. Which example is NOT true?
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