What is Daydreaming in Psychology? - Definition & Disorder

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An altered state of consciousness, one which we can unknowingly enter or even willingly slip in and out of at will, is:

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1. When one has a tendency to daydream frequently, sometimes without effort, to the detriment of personal and professional life, it is referred to as being:

2. Daydreaming is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Daydreaming is related to our consciousness, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the vocabulary and definitions associated with it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Parts of the brain that become associated with daydreaming
  • Sense of detachment when one removes awareness, alertness, and attention from external world and focuses on daydreaming
  • Tendency to daydream frequently, sometimes without effort, to the detriment of personal and professional life
  • Characteristics of daydreaming

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of consciousness in connection with daydreaming
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of daydreaming

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson What is Daydreaming in Psychology? - Definition & Disorder. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introduces daydreaming through an example
  • Defines consciousness, altered consciousness, fantasy prone, dissociation, and default network
  • Describes the cause of daydreaming
  • Explains the ways in which daydreaming can be both a good and bad thing
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