5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- latent content
- motor cortex
- REM (rapid eye movement) sleep
- a a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
- 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.
- c area at the rear of the frontal lobe; controls voluntary movements.
- d according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.
- e periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness-as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the biological clock; regular-bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle.
- two lima-bean-sized neural clusters in the limbic system; linked to emotion.
- sleep disorder in which a person has uncontrollable sleep attacks, sometimes lapsing directly into REM sleep.
- recording apparatus, using electrodes placed on the scalp, that records waves of electrical activity that sweep across the brain's surface.
- large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.
5 True/False Questions
action potential → focusing conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.
Wernicke's area → a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
sensory neurons → neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory receptors to the central nervous system.
motor neurons → neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.
inattentional blindness → failure to see visible objects when our attention is directed elsewhere.