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Sleep & Other States of Consciousness Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How can hypnotherapy be used as an anesthetic in order to treat someone with an addiction?

Question 2 2. The influence of a drug is impacted by all of the following EXCEPT

Question 3 3. Short bursts of brain activity while you're asleep are called

Question 4 4. Penelope finds that she feels less stressed after she meditates. What is most likely the reason for this?

Question 5 5. Altered states of consciousness are NOT achieved through _____.

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Question 6 6. Issues with sleep, such as sudden infant death syndrome and sleepwalking, are known as _____.

Question 7 7. Self-awareness refers to the _____.

Question 8 8. What did Milton Erickson believe about hypnotism?

Question 9 9. How are nightmares beneficial to us?

Question 10 10. If you take a drug long enough, it can create a tolerance. Tolerance with a drug can lead to which of the following?

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Question 11 11. As you fall asleep, an electroencephalogram would show your brainwaves changing from

Question 12 12. Why do some people think that narcolepsy is the opposite of insomnia?

Question 13 13. Psychoactive drugs that increase the production of the neurotransmitter GABA are called

Question 14 14. Why can sleep apnea be life threatening?

Question 15 15. Guiseppe has found that he is quite easily hypnotized, which suggests that Guiseppe is also _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of deliberate conscious behavior?

Question 17 17. How is REM sleep identified?

Question 18 18. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep occurs when we are _____.

Question 19 19. Your circadian rhythm is a cycle that lasts

Question 20 20. The activation-synthesis theory is the idea that dreams result from brain activity during _____.

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Question 21 21. LSD and mescaline are examples of

Question 22 22. Which of these is true about Freud's theory of dreams?

Question 23 23. What is the difference between the third and fourth stages of sleep?

Question 24 24. The idea of consciousness suggests that we _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a difference between night terrors and nightmares?

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Question 26 26. Psychoactive drugs include all of the following except

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 _____.

Sleep & Other States of Consciousness Chapter Exam Instructions

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