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  1. The rhythmic bursts of brain activity that occur during Stage 2 sleep are called
    A) alpha waves.
    B) circadian rhythms.
    C) sleep spindles.
    D) delta waves.
  2. THC, the active ingredient in ________, is classified as a ________.
    A) marijuana; hallucinogen
    B) marijuana; stimulant
    C) cocaine; stimulant
    D) cocaine; hallucinogen
  3. Research most clearly suggests that personality traits are more strongly influenced by
    A) genes than by home environment.
    B) home environment than by genes.
    C) genes than by peers.
    D) home environment than by peers.
  4. When cocaine is injected or smoked, it produces a rush of euphoria that lasts 15 to 30 minutes. But the stimulant drug ________ can trigger eight hours or so of heightened energy and euphoria.
    A) LSD
    B) heroin
    C) Amytal
    D) methamphetamine "speed"
  5. Sleep deprivation ________ the production of body fat by ________ levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
    A) stimulates; increasing
    B) inhibits; increasing
    C) stimulates; decreasing
    D) inhibits; decreasing
  1. a D) home environment than by peers.
  2. b D) methamphetamine "speed"
  3. c A) marijuana; hallucinogen
  4. d C) sleep spindles
  5. e A) stimulates; increasing

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A) attachment.
  2. C) environment.
  3. A) fear; similar
  4. D) all of these: extraversion, neuroticism, temperament
  5. B) 90 minutes

5 True/False Questions

  1. Which of the following is an example of imprinting?
    A) A 2-year-old poodle approaches a stranger who calls it.
    B) A 4-year-old boy imitates aggression he sees on television.
    C) A duckling demonstrates attachment to a bouncing ball.
    D) A 3-year-old girl is simultaneously learning two different languages
    C) are not very similar to the personalities of their adoptive parents.

          

  2. Alcohol consumption tends to
    A) decrease self-awareness and increase impulse control.
    B) increase self-awareness and decrease impulse control.
    C) increase self-awareness and increase impulse control.
    D) decrease self-awareness and decrease impulse control.
    D) decrease self-awareness and decrease impulse control.

          

  3. Compared with identical twins, fraternal twins are ________ similar in neuroticism and ________ similar in risk of divorcing.
    A) more; less
    B) less; more
    C) more; more
    D) less; less
    D) all of these: extraversion, neuroticism, temperament

          

  4. Research on sleep patterns indicates that
    A) older adults and newborns have very similar sleep patterns.
    B) different sleep patterns reflect differences in latent dream content.
    C) everyone needs a minimum of 8 hours of sleep per night to function well.
    D) sleep patterns may be genetically influenced.
    D) sleep patterns may be genetically influenced.

          

  5. By decreasing REM sleep, alcohol consumption disrupts the processing of recent experiences into long-term memory. This disruption occurs because REM sleep
    A) helps fix the day's experiences into permanent memories.
    B) triggers the release of melatonin.
    C) enhances metabolic and hormonal functioning.
    D) relaxes muscles while other body systems are active.
    A) helps fix the day's experiences into permanent memories.

          

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