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5 Matching questions

  1. reticular activating system
  2. iatrogenic
  3. how much sleep do you need?
  4. cataplexy
  5. a modern alternative to Freud's theory of dreaming is Hobson's ______________ theory.
  1. a the second symptom of narcolepsy--recurring losses of muscle tone causing those afflicted to sit down or even crash to the floor unable to move for a couple minutes while fully conscious.
  2. b According to Pinel, only 5.5 hours.
  3. c activation synthesis
  4. d it means "physician created" -- most cases of insomnia are the result of this. In a large part because of withdrawal effects from sleeping pills.
  5. e thought to be responsible for maintaining wakefulness. High levels = wakefulness. Low levels = sleepiness.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (a precursor of serotonin) doesn't appear to have any therapeutic benefit in helping people sleep with insomnia.
  2. they are the same in bacteria, fish, and humans.
  3. When a sleeper has come back down to one from 4, and they are at stage 1 again, they have a loss of muscle tone in the muscles of the body core.
  4. 1. only lasts for an instant. False
    2. some people say they don't dream. False.
    3. erections mean sexual content. false.
    4. sleep-talking and sleepwalking only occur during dreaming. false. can occur during any stage.
    5. External stimuli can be incorporated into dreams. True.
  5. kid who stayed up for 11 days, then went to sleep for 14 hours and recovered. he was fine.

5 True/False questions

  1. tricyclic antidepressantsThey block REM, but people are just fine. so it makes you question the need for REM sleep...


  2. zeitgebers cause sleep cycles?early morning bright lights and early morning exercise


  3. why sleep?2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.


  4. after a length period of sleep deprivation, when you finally go back to sleep, the subject's first night of sleep contains a much higher proportion of _____ waves.rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.


  5. dreaming occurs during ____ sleep.2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.