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5 Matching questions

  1. Night Terrors
  2. Signal Detection
  3. Weber's Law
  4. Vestibular System
  5. Sleep Apnea
  1. a three semicircular canals located in the inner ear that provide the sense of balance
  2. b Sleeping disruptions during that occur during the stage 4 of sleep, involving screaming,panic, or confusion that is seldom remembered
  3. c the study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli
  4. d a psychophysics law stating that for any change in a stimulus to be detected, a constant proportion of that stimulus must be added or subtracted
  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. the transparent layer forming the front of the eye
  2. the smallest change in a physical stimulus that can be detected half the time
  3. the apparent movement of stationary objects relative to one another that occurs when the observer changes position
  4. a German experimental psychologist. An early pioneer in experimental psychology and founder of psychophysics
  5. means by which the brain accounts for the differences that the subject may witness

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Insomniaa sleep disorder characterized by recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep


  3. Rodsa 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


  4. Ernest Hilgard*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)


  5. Olfactory Nervethe nerve that transmits information about the odors from the nose to the brain