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5 Matching Questions

  1. barbiturates
  2. stimulants
  3. hypnosis
  4. night terrors
  5. dissociation
  1. a drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines and cocaine) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
  2. b a social interaction in which one person suggests to another (the subject) that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur
  3. c drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgment
  4. d a sleep disorder characterized by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified; unlike nightmares, night terrors occur during stage 4 sleep, within 2 or 3 hours of falling asleep, and are seldom remembered
  5. e a split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously with others

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness- as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernations
  2. a sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks. The sufferer may lapse directly into REM sleep, often at inopportune times
  3. drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions
  4. according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream (as distinct from its latent content)
  5. periodic psychological fluctuations (composed of annual, twenty-eight day cycles, twenty-four-hour cycles, and ninety-minute cycles)

5 True/False Questions

  1. dualismthe presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact

          

  2. LSDthe major active ingredient in marijuana; triggers a variety of effects, including mild hallucinations

          

  3. hidden observera social interaction in which one person suggests to another (the subject) that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur

          

  4. physical dependencea physiological need for a drug, marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the drug is discontinued

          

  5. insomniarecurring problems in falling or staying asleep

          

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