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States of Consciousness in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The activation-synthesis theory is the idea that dreams result from brain activity during _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of deliberate conscious behavior?

Question 3 3. In which of the following situations is consciousness NOT involved?

Question 4 4. As you fall asleep, an electroencephalogram would show your brainwaves changing from

Question 5 5. Which of the following can influence the effect that drugs have on people?

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between the third and fourth stages of sleep?

Question 7 7. Which of the following contain a psychoactive drug?

Question 8 8. Guiseppe has found that he is quite easily hypnotized, which suggests that Guiseppe is also _____.

Question 9 9.

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When you are open to _____, you may be more easily put in an altered state through _____ than someone else who is less susceptible to conformity and obedience.

Question 10 10. Which of the following affect psychological experiences by altering your sensory perception, moods, thinking and behavior?

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Question 11 11. Which stage of sleep is categorized by short bursts of brain activity or sleep spindles?

Question 12 12. The idea of consciousness suggests that we _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a depressant?

Question 14 14. Psychoactive drugs that increase the production of the neurotransmitter GABA are called

Question 15 15. LSD and mescaline are examples of

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Question 16 16.

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_____ allows us to maintain a sense of self that is separate from those around us. However, it is through our _____ that we choose to act.

Question 17 17. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep occurs when we are _____.

Question 18 18. If you take a drug long enough, it can create a tolerance. Tolerance with a drug can lead to which of the following?

Question 19 19. What is circadian rhythm?

Question 20 20. Your circadian rhythm is a cycle that lasts

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Question 21 21. Psychoactive drugs include all of the following except

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 23 23. How are meditation and hypnosis similar?

Question 24 24. Altered states of consciousness are NOT achieved through _____.

Question 25 25. Which statement regarding sleep is true?

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Question 26 26. How is REM sleep identified?

Question 27 27. Self-awareness refers to the _____.

Question 28 28. Which of these is true about Freud's theory of dreams?

Question 29 29. The influence of a drug is impacted by all of the following EXCEPT

Question 30 30. Which of the following psychologists promoted more direct suggestions in hypnosis because they believed they were communicating with the conscious mind?

States of Consciousness in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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