When psychologist talk of focusing on a particular stimulus, they are referring to
According to Freud, _____ material is not currently in awareness but it is readily available to awareness.
When certain bodily processes cannot be experienced through sensory awareness or direct inner awareness, we say that they are
As John drifts off to sleep, he sometimes experiences images of his old dog Freckles running around the yard. This is an example of a
a. REM sleep.
c. paradoxical sleep.
d. both a and c
Your husband just woke up, and he said he was having the most bizarre dream. He was probably awakened during
The concern will heighten autonomic activity and muscle tension which delays sleep
Genia suffers from insomnia. She is determined to fall asleep.
challenge the fear that the next day will be ruined without sleep.
All of the following are psychological methods for coping with insomnia except
Your little sister sat up in the bed the other night, and began to talk incoherently, and moved about wildly. She is most likely experiencing a
a. help people control weight and quit smoking.
c. help people overcome fear and anxiety, and control pain.
d. both a and c
Today, hypnotism is used to
Jerry was hypnotized by the police to help him recall more information about the person who attacked him. Most of the information proved to be incorrect. This is an example of
a relaxation response.
In his study of transcendental meditation, Benson found that meditation leads to
____ is a form of meditation that encourages clients to focus on the present moment rather than focus on problems.
a. heart rate.
b. blood pressure.
d. all of the above
Bodily functions that were once thought to be beyond voluntary control but that can nowadays be changed with biofeedback include
When a person is deeply involved in a pleasant activity they may experience an altered state of conscious called
a. oxygen, food, water and proper temperature.
c. waste elimination.
d. both a & c
Examples of physiological needs are
____ theories suggest that needs create a state of tension and that behavior relieves that tension and returns the organism to a calm, resting state.
A prisoner is punished with solitary confinement. This punishment consists of the deprivation of a need for
a. physiological needs
c. safety needs
d. both a & c
A homeless individual motivated to seek shelter at a church to escape the rain is satisfying ____ according to Maslow's hierarchy.
Maslow argued that humans differ from other animals in that humans have a self-initiated striving for
signals hunger and satiety
The hypothalamus plays a key role in hunger regulation in that it is a brain center that
a. stomach contractions.
b. blood sugar level.
c. the hypothalamus.
d. all of the above.
Biological factors in hunger include
Extreme fear of being too heavy, dramatic weight loss, and distorted body image are a few of the characteristics of
A man experiences an orgasm and cannot experience another for at least 30 minutes.
Which of the following demonstrates the presence of a refractory period?
those who have some college education, or who have graduated from college, have more liberal views on sex.
According to the NHSLS,
You had an argument with your supervisor at work, which left you feeling upset. Upon arrival at home, you find your child has left a mess in the kitchen. You blow up and direct your built up aggression towards your child. This scenario is indicative of the ____ perspective's explanation of aggression.
If you believe that aggressive children have been reinforced or rewarded for aggressive behavior, then you have a ____ 7 view of aggression.