Cocktail Party Effect
At a party you are talking to one person and only hearing that person talk while there are many other conversations around you.
While counting how many times the white team passes a ball you miss a gorilla dance among them.
At a convenient store, a woman pays for an item at the register and the worker dropped a couple of the coins she gave him. He goes down to pick up the coins and a different worker pops up with the coins and returns to put the change in the register. The woman does not notice the worker at the register is a different person and takes the reciept.
What causes the body temperature to rise as morning approaches, peaks during the day, and then begins to drop again before we go to sleep?
While Bozwick is experiencing vivid dreams, his heart rate increases, but his muscles remain relaxed. What sleep stage is Bozwick in?
On the way to class Dana saw a leprechaun dancing on the top of Wilson Hall when in fact there was nothing there. This is an example of what?
Matthew has trouble falling asleep at night and wakes up constantly once he falls asleep. Matthew has what disorder?
Skeeter the puppy will fall into deep sleep involuntarily whenever he gets excited. Skeeter has what disorder.
While sleeping, Albert stops breathing temporarily and wakes up repeatedly during the night. What disorder does Albert have?
Tommy a 5 year-old screams and shakes during Stage 4 sleep. In the morning, Tommy does not remember screaming during the night. What disorder does Tommy have?
Pablo dreams that he is leaving a restaraunt with his friend Mary, who pushes him into the street and gets run over by a car. According to Freud, the sequence of events in this dream represents what type of content?
One night Sandra got 5 hours of sleep and repeatedly woken up by phone calls. The following night she slept for 12 hours straight. What did Sandra experience the second night?
After putting her in a relaxed state, Henry suggests to Ursula, an 18 year old girl, that she is 6 months old and everytime he says "gumdrop" she will cry. Sure enough, after Henry says "gumpdrop", Ursula begins to cry. What is Ursula experiencing?
During hypnosis, Johan was suggested that smoking cigarettes were very hot and if he touched them he would get a burning sensation. After hypnosis, he went to smoke a cigarette, but when he touched the cigarette he felt a burning sensation and never picked up a cigarette again.
What is Johan's experience suggesting?
Henry suggests to Ursula that she is 6 months old and everytime he says "gumdrop" she will cry. Sure enough, after Henry says "gumpdrop", Ursula begins to cry. After Ursula snaps out of hypnosis, she cannot recall crying when Henry said "gumdrop". Ursula's split consciousness in this senario is an example of what?
After Mercedes took a drug, her speech and body reactions slowed. What type of drug did Mercedes take?
Ishmael drinks one cup of coffee every day before work. After a while, he realizes that after drinking one cup of coffee he did not feel as awake as he used to feel. Ishmael decides to drink another cup to feel the effects of the caffeine, since one cup of coffee is not enough anymore. This is an example of what?
After Tyrone quit smoking, he began to get headaches and had trouble sleeping. What is Tyrone experiencing?
After 4 hours without smoking a cigarette, Amir experienced withdrawal symptoms, like irritability and trouble sleeping. After experiencing these symptoms, Amir smoked a cigarette and the symptoms soon faded away. What does this indicate of Amir?
Fabio's family has left him due to his excessive drinking and outlandish behavior. Despite this, Fabio continues to drink and get drunk every day. What is Fabio suffering from?
Kevin dreams that he is leaving a restaraunt with his friend Mary, who pushes him into the street and gets run over by a car. According to Freud, the underlying meaning of his dream represents what type of content?
The Goldenberg brothers are active drug users. The oldest brother, Seth, takes many different stimulant drugs. Diego, the middle brother, takes heavy doses of depressants each day. The youngest, Jeremiah, likes to drift away into another world using hallucinogens. Stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens are examples of what category of drugs?
Caffeine in soda and coffee excite neural activity and speeds up body functions. What type of drug is caffeine?
At a party, Cho was offered a drug that made her see wild unicorns without any sensory input of actual wild unicorns. What type of drug did Cho take?