Psychology Ch. 3
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During which stage of sleep does the body experience increased heart rate, rapid breathing, and genital arousal?
d. REM sleep
The sleep cycle is approximately ___ minutes.
One effect of sleeping pills is to
a. Decrease REM sleep
b. Increase REM sleep
c. Decrease NREM-2 sleep
d. Increase NREM-2 sleep
Decrease REM sleep
The effects of chronic sleep deprivation include
a. suppression of the immune system
b. diminished productivity
d. all of the above
all of the above
Cocaine and crack produce a euphoric rush by
a. blocking the actions of serotonin
b. depressing neural activity in the brain
c. blocking the reuptake of dopamine by brain cells
d. stimulating the brain's production of endorphins
blocking the reuptake of dopamine by brain cells
Norbert's wife complains that she has to stay up all night to be sure he starts breathing again each time he stops breathing for a minute or so. So, Norbert consults his doctor and learns that he is suffering from
a. sleep apnea
c. night terrors
People who heard unusual phrases prior to sleep were awakened each time they began REM sleep. The fact that they remembered less the next morning provides support for the ___ theory of dreaming.
a. manifest content
d. cognitive development
Psychoactive drugs affect behavior and perception through
b. the placebo effect
c. alteration of neural activity in the brain
d. psychological, not physiological, influences
alteration of neural activity in the brain
Which of the following statements regarding REM sleep is true?
a. adults spend more time than infants in REM sleep
b. REM sleep deprivation results in a REM rebound
c. people deprived of REM sleep adapt easily
d. sleeping medications tend to increase REM sleep
REM sleep deprivation results in a REM rebound
A person whose EEG shows a high proportion of alpha waves is most likely
b. in NREM-2 sleep
c. in NREM-3 sleep
d. awake and relaxed
awake and relaxed
Which of the following is characteristic of REM sleep?
a. genital arousal
b. increased muscular tension
c. night terrors
d. alpha waves
Which of the following is NOT a stimulant?
Which of the following statements concerning marijuana is true?
a. the by-products of marijuana are cleared from the body more slowly than are the by-products of alcohol
b. regular users may need a larger dose of the drug to achieve a high than occasional users would need to get the same effect
c. marijuana is as addictive as nicotine or cocaine
d. there is absolutely no evidence from research that marijuana has any medicinal applications
the by-products of marijuana are cleared from the body more slowly than are the by-products of alcohol
THC is the major active ingredient in
Concluding his presentation on levels of information processing, Miguel accurately states
a. all information processing is parallel in nature
b. conscious processing occurs in parallel, while nonconscious processing is sequential
c. conscious processing is sequential, while nonconscious processing is parallel
d. all information processing is sequential in nature
conscious processing is sequential, while nonconscious processing is parallel
Why is REM referred to as paradoxical sleep?
a. studies of people deprived of REM sleep indicate that REM sleep is unnecessary
b the body's muscles remain relaxed while other biological systems are active
c. it is very easy to awaken a person from REM sleep
d. the body's muscles are very tense while the brain is in a nearly meditative state
the body's muscles remain relaxed while other biological systems are active
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