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States of Consciousness // AP Psychology

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  1. Traveling in a jet plane form California to New York is most likely to
  2. Nightmares most frequently occur during
  3. After her bridal shower, a young woman dreamed that she was dining with her parents when a young guy grabbed her wallet containing her driver's license, credit cards, cash, and family pictures. She awoke in a cold sweat. After discussing the dream with a friend, she realized that she felt anxious about losing her identity in her approaching marriage. The underlying meaning of her dream refers to the:
  4. Monitoring by the hidden observer during hypnosis provides evidence for
  5. Zen Buddhists and others practicing meditation are better able than most other people to stimulate their ____________ to greatly relax their bodies.
  6. Hypnosis is best characterized as a state that
  7. Which of the following will NOT increase behavioral and mental activity since it is not a stimulant?
  8. REM sleep, generally an "active" state of sleep, is accompanied by which of the following paradoxes?
  9. A sudden, irresistible urge to sleep, which lasts a few minutes to half an hour during the daytime, is called
  10. Freud believed that, in order to protect sleep and prevent the arousal of conscience, the content of our dreams is
  11. Research suggests that the two most basic states of sleep are
  12. When a person is shut off from the world such that he or she cannot even tell what time it is by light or dark, their sleep-waking cycle
  13. Hypnosis:
  14. NREM (NON-REM) sleep occurs mainly in
  15. Alcohol is classified as a
  16. Which of the following is a stimulant?
  17. A person who has trouble getting to sleep is said to suffer from
  18. The ________ are highly addictive drugs that suppress physical sensation and responsiveness stimulation.
  19. According to Freud, if you become aware of your unconscious thoughts
  20. Which of the following decreases when one had not had enough sleep?
  21. A characteristic of sleep as we grow closer to the morning is
  22. Deprivation of REM sleep results in ________ during the next evening�s sleep.
  23. Freud believed that the vast majority of our motivation arose from our
  24. ________ is treated using a device that pumps air into his lungs and keeps the airway open during sleep.
  25. The leading cause of mental retardation is related to a mother�s use of _________.
  26. Which of the following people would be most likely to benefit from using cannabis (marijuana)?
  27. According to Freud, the two main functions of dreams are to
  28. Which of the following functions would be considered a non conscious process?
  29. The phenomenon by which a constant drug dose produces smaller effects with repeated administration is termed
  30. While in the REM phase of sleep,
  31. Morphine, heroin, and codeine are derived from
  32. Dr. Gruber asked Pamela to say the words 'folk,' 'soak,' and 'joke.' Then, he asked her, 'What you call the white of an egg?' If her reply was 'The yolk', rather than the right answer (the albumen, or egg white), this answer would be evidence for
  33. After bingeing the entire week of Spring Break, Virginia has not had alcohol for a week, she is trembling, nauseous, perspiring, and begging for alcohol. Virginia is probably suffering from
  34. ________ is the view that the mind makes a coherent story out of spontaneous brain stem discharges.
  35. During the night, Alicia stops breathing repeatedly, frequently gasps for air, and snores loudly at regular intervals. Alicia is most likely suffering from which of the following conditions?