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  1. Jordanna has decided to go to bed early. Although her eyes are closed and she's very relaxed, she has not yet fallen asleep. An electroencephalograph is most likely to indicate the presence of
    A) delta waves.
    B) alpha waves.
    C) sleep spindles.
    D) rapid eye movements.
  2. 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.
  3. Boys who tend to be fearless and impulsive at age 6 are
    A) less likely to smoke and more likely to drink alcohol as teens.
    B) more likely to smoke and less likely to drink alcohol as teens.
    C) less likely to smoke and less likely to drink alcohol as teens.
    D) more likely to smoke and more likely to drink alcohol as teens.
  4. Fran├žois was dismayed to discover that some of his football teammates were using drugs to enhance their footwork and endurance on the playing field. Which of the following drugs were the players most likely using?
    A) morphine derivatives
    B) marijuana
    C) amphetamines
    D) barbiturates
  5. Bed-wetting is most likely to occur at the end of ________ sleep.
    A) Stage 1
    B) Stage 2
    C) slow-wave
    D) paradoxical
  1. a C) slow-wave
  2. b B) alpha waves
  3. c D) more likely to smoke and more likely to drink alcohol as teens.
  4. d C) amphetamines
  5. e A) helps fix the day's experiences into permanent memories.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. C) dual processing.
  2. B) molecular geneticist.
  3. C) environment.
  4. C) selective attention.
  5. B) selective attention

5 True/False Questions

  1. The impact of our cultural backgrounds on the development of our personal values best illustrates the influence of
    A) temperament.
    B) heritability.
    C) mutations.
    D) the environment.
    C) behavior genetics.

          

  2. At 1:00 A.M., Luis gets out of bed and begins to sleepwalk. An EEG of his brain activity is most likely to indicate the presence of
    A) alpha waves.
    B) sleep spindles.
    C) REM sleep.
    D) delta waves.
    D) delta waves

          

  3. Difficult babies with an intense and highly reactive temperament tend to be
    A) intelligent and imaginative.
    B) irritable and unpredictable.
    C) fearless and assertive.
    D) extraverted and cheerful.
    A) suprachiasmatic nucleus.

          

  4. Compared with unconscious information processing, conscious information processing is relatively
    A) fast and especially effective for solving new problems.
    B) slow and especially effective for solving new problems.
    C) fast and especially effective for solving routine problems.
    D) slow and especially effective for solving routine problems.
    B) selective attention

          

  5. 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.
    C) sleep spindles

          

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