Quiz 5: B Consciousness
Our awareness of various mental processes such as making decisions,daydreaming,reflecting,and concentrating is called A)intelligence. B)consciousness. C)self-awareness. D)creativity.
The pea-sized gland that is stimulated by light and helps regulate activity levels over the course of a day is the __________ gland. A)adrenal B)pituitary C)pineal D)thyroid
The low-voltage brain waves produced during relaxed wakefulness or the twilight stage between waking and sleeping are called __________ waves. A)alpha B)beta C)delta D)theta
The deepest stage of sleep is __________ sleep. A)stage 1 B)stage 2 C)REM D)stage 4
If Alice's strange adventures in Wonderland were actually the dreams of a young girl,they probably occurred when she was in __________ sleep. A)stage 1 B)stage 2 C)stage 4 D)REM
________________ is to acting out your dreams as ________________ is to walking while asleep but engaging in relatively little activity otherwise. A)Somnambulism;cataplexy B)Restless legs syndrome;REM behaviour disorder C)REM behaviour disorder;somnambulism D)Cataplexy;restless legs syndrome
The trancelike state in which a subject responds readily to suggestions is A)stage 4 sleep. B)hypnosis. C)coma. D)meditation.
Which statement reflects one of the misconceptions about hypnosis? A)Amazing experiences in hypnotized subjects are likely due to suggestibility and stage whispers. B)Brain waves of hypnotized subjects are different from those of subjects who are asleep. C)Hypnotized people are fully aware of their surroundings. D)Hypnosis improves memory and can help individuals recover memories of experiences they have forgotten.
Drugs that activate the sympathetic nervous system and produce feelings of optimism and boundless energy are called A)hallucinogens. B)opiates. C)barbiturates. D)stimulants.