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Consciousness & Sleep Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is true about Freud's theory of dreams?

Question 2 2. Which statement regarding sleep is true?

Question 3 3. Why might someone engage in meditation?

Question 4 4. What is the altered state of consciousness that can be used to help someone quit smoking?

Question 5 5. What is circadian rhythm?

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Question 6 6. What factors can cause an older person (over age 60) to get less sleep?

Question 7 7. Steve has been on campus all night and needs to get home. Unfortunately he drove to the library, and needs to drive back home. His friend insists he take a cab and pick up his car the next day. Why is his friend concerned about Steve driving?

Question 8 8. Which of the following explains the easily triggered anger and frustration that come from sleep deprivation?

Question 9 9. Which stage of NREM sleep marked by somnolence, or drowsy sleep?

Question 10 10. How are sleep patterns divided?

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Question 11 11. Extreme intoxication can lead to which of the following conditions?

Question 12 12. What is the most common legal BAC limit in the United States, after which it is illegal to drive?

Question 13 13. Which statement is true?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is true?

Question 15 15. Oligodendrocytes are cells that grow during sleep. Which of the following is not true about these super cells that have cognitive benefits to the brain?

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Question 16 16. Lack of sleep can lead to a dysfunction in a part of your brain called the amygdala. Which of the following consequences is not linked to amygdala dysfunction?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is true about biological clocks?

Question 18 18. Which best describes a circadian rhythm?

Question 19 19. Our _____ is kind of like our biological clock that regulates our sleep according to a 24-hour schedule.

Question 20 20. Katie went on a trip to Australia and is now back home in the states. She's having a hard time going to sleep and waking up at a regular hour. Which of the following is likely causing Katie's sleep disruption?

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Question 21 21. Mark finds himself wanting to go to bed very early each night and he often wakes up very early, sometimes as early as 4 a.m. Which of the following disorders is Mark likely suffering from?

Question 22 22. Lately, Mary has been working different hours at her job, sometimes working all night. She is finding it increasingly difficult to sleep. Which of the following is Mary likely suffering from?

Question 23 23. Short bursts of brain activity while you're asleep are called

Question 24 24. What is the difference between the third and fourth stages of sleep?

Question 25 25. Altered states of consciousness are NOT achieved through _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of deliberate conscious behavior?

Question 27 27. Marcia has tried everything in her power (drinking herbal tea, taking a melatonin supplement, meditating before bedtime, etc.), but she has been unable to sleep for months. She feels like she is going crazy. Marcia is suffering from _____.

Question 28 28. Why can sleep apnea be life threatening?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an example of an altered state of consciousness (ASC)?

Question 30 30. Taking a math final exam would be an example of a(n) _____ process, and making one's daily peanut butter and jelly sandwich would be an example of a(n) _____ process. How well we are able to do these processes depends on our level of consciousness.

Consciousness & Sleep Chapter Exam Instructions

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