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  1. dream
  2. latent content
  3. sleep
  4. motor cortex
  5. REM (rapid eye movement) sleep
  1. a a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
  2. b recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur. Also known as paradoxical sleep, because the muscles are relaxed (except for minor twitches), but other body systems are active.
  3. c area at the rear of the frontal lobe; controls voluntary movements.
  4. d according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.
  5. e periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness-as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the biological clock; regular-bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle.
  2. two lima-bean-sized neural clusters in the limbic system; linked to emotion.
  3. sleep disorder in which a person has uncontrollable sleep attacks, sometimes lapsing directly into REM sleep.
  4. recording apparatus, using electrodes placed on the scalp, that records waves of electrical activity that sweep across the brain's surface.
  5. large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.

5 True/False Questions

  1. action potentialfocusing conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.


  2. Wernicke's areaa brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.


  3. sensory neuronsneurons that carry incoming information from the sensory receptors to the central nervous system.


  4. motor neuronsneurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.


  5. inattentional blindnessfailure to see visible objects when our attention is directed elsewhere.


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