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  1. Ernest Hilgard
  2. David Hubel
  3. Sensory Transduction
  4. Constancy
  5. Sleep Apnea
  1. a *An American psychologist professor at Stanford University who became famous in the 1950's for his research on hypnosis
    *dissociation theory of split consciousness-hynotized part of brain and an independent observer which works independently (arm in ice water test)
  2. b the conversion of stimulus energy into an electrical signal on a primary sensory receptor neuron
  3. c the tendency to perceive certain objects in the same way regardless of changing angle, distance, or lighting
  4. d A U.S. neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision
  5. e a sleep disorder in which a person stops breathing for intervals of 10 seconds or longer, wakes up briefly, resumes breathing and returns to sleep

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stage 1 - brain waves small and irregular, feel yourself drifting on the edge of consciousness; stage 2 - short bursts of rapid, high peaking waves called sleep spindles, minor noises won't disturb you; stage 3 - stage 2 waves and delta waves, very slow with high peaks, breathing and pulse are slowed, muscles relaxed, and hard to rouse; stage 4 - delta waves prevalent, deep sleep, difficult to rouse.
  2. refers to hidden meaning represented symbolically in a dream
  3. a German experimental psychologist. An early pioneer in experimental psychology and founder of psychophysics
  4. capable of depressing the physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
  5. the nerve that transmits information about the odors from the nose to the brain

5 True/False questions

  1. Pitcha stage of sleep characterized by rapid eye movements, a high level of brain activity, a deep relaxation of the muscles and dreaming behind closed eyelids


  2. Sensory Adaptionneural adaptation or sensory adaption is a change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory system to a constant stimulus it is usually experienced as a change in the stimulus


  3. Alpha Wavesthe normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency. 1 to 4 hertz


  4. Rodsvisual receptor cells in the retina that are sensitive to light, but not color, allowing us to see in dim light but to see only black, white, and shades of gray


  5. Withdrawalthe symptoms that occur after a person discontinues the use of a drug to which he or she has become addicted


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