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  1. Narcolepsy
  2. Manifest Content Of Dreams
  3. Weber's Law
  4. Stages Of Sleep
  5. Ernest Hilgard
  1. a a condition characterized by suddenly falling asleep or feeling very sleepy during the day
  2. b what a person remembers about a dream
  3. c stage 1 - brain waves small and irregular, feel yourself drifting on the edge of consciousness; stage 2 - short bursts of rapid, high peaking waves called sleep spindles, minor noises won't disturb you; stage 3 - stage 2 waves and delta waves, very slow with high peaks, breathing and pulse are slowed, muscles relaxed, and hard to rouse; stage 4 - delta waves prevalent, deep sleep, difficult to rouse.
  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 *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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a sleep disorder characterized by recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep
  2. the normal brainwave in the electroencephalogram of a person who is awake but relaxed; occurs with a frequency of 8-12 hertz
  3. depth cues produced by signals from a single eye
  4. the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  5. a regular sequence of biological processes such as temperature and sleep every 24 hours

5 True/False questions

  1. Stirrupa tiny U shaped bone that passes vibrations from the anvil to the cochlea


  2. Absolute Thresholdthe weakest amount of a stimulus that a person can detect half the time


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


  4. REMa 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


  5. Signal Detectionthe study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli