REM sleep is called paradoxical sleep because?
our nervous system is highly active, while our voluntary muscles hardly move.
A few hours of sleep deprivation each night can:
build up over time causing potentially serious physical and mental harm.
Jordanna has decided to go to bed early. Although her eyes are closed and she's very relaxed, she has not yet fallen asleep. An electroencephalograph is most likely to indicate the presence of
According to Freud, repression is way for the unconscious to:
remove unacceptable thoughts and desires from conscious thought.
When he opened his movie theater, Joe intended to have messages about popcorn and candy flashed on the screen to promote concession sales. Such messages are called:
In a study on the effects of subliminal persuasion, Bargh and colleagues (1996) found that students exposed to words commonly associated with aging (for example, Florida, gray, wrinkled) ________ than those not exposed to the aging words.
walked more slowly down the hall as they were leaving the study
Circadian rhythm refers to
a pattern of biological functioning that occurs on a roughly 24hour cycle.
When you're told to turn over and stop snoring, you respond without much effort or processing if you are in a state of:
During the course of a full night s sleep, people are most likely to spend more time in
REM sleep than in Stage 4 sleep.
The circadian rhythm is influenced by light-sensitive retinal proteins that trigger signals to the
Three hours after going to sleep, Shoshanna's heart rate increases, her breathing becomes more rapid, and her eyes move rapidly under her closed lids. Research suggests that Shoshanna is