Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. you think the when What you read headline? did

2. when images are the you What in mind word 'mental'? your hear

3. brain? think of the you What do

4. of you power? What your do think brain

5. think Do your you effectively? you use brain

6. Would or keep active you prefer brain your relaxed? to

7. down? Do slowing about brain you your worry

8. you? are forgetful How

9. you powerful? is say that Would brain your

10. the When has most your active been? is brain

11. Did reading this article? like you

12. you of the do you when 'brain'? think hear What word

13. think about What read? you you what do

14. know do about the What you brain?

15. look to after What you brain? do do your

16. a take decisions? long make time you to Do

17. have things reckless What you done?

18. you? How are impulsive

19. neurodegenerative do you What diseases? about know

20. to questions like you the What ask researchers? would

Back to the mental processing speed lesson.

Brain Power and Age - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'mental'?
  3. What do you think of the brain?
  4. What do you think of your brain power?
  5. Do you think you use your brain effectively?
  6. Would you prefer to keep your brain active or relaxed?
  7. Do you worry about your brain slowing down?
  8. How forgetful are you?
  9. Would you say that your brain is powerful?
  10. When is the most active your brain has been?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'brain'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the brain?
  5. What do you do to look after your brain?
  6. Do you take a long time to make decisions?
  7. What reckless things have you done?
  8. How impulsive are you?
  9. What do you know about neurodegenerative diseases?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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