WONDER #2726: What Is Alien Hand Syndrome?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. There are many medical conditions that may cause parts of the body to move on their own.
  2. Alien hand syndrome is a very rare condition in which a limb seems to move with a mind of its own.
  3. Alien hand syndrome is a form of mind control.
  4. Alien hand syndrome is also called anarchic hand syndrome.

Question 2 of 3

Which is NOT a known cause of alien hand syndrome, according to this Wonder?

  1. Malaria
  2. Surgery on the corpus callosum
  3. Stroke
  4. Trauma to the brain

Question 3 of 3

Alien hand syndrome was first identified in _________.

  1. 1779
  2. 2007
  3. 1909
  4. 1995

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