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States of Consciousness // AP Psychology

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  1. Of the following, which does your hypothalamus regulate over the course of 24 hours? I. body temperature, II. Hormonal levels, III. Memory of the day�s events.
  2. During paradoxical sleep, muscles seem paralyzed and
  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. In small quantities, alcohol can be mistaken for a stimulant even though it is actually a depressant because it
  7. Hypnosis is best characterized as a state that
  8. The chief characteristic of hypnosis is
  9. Dissociation or a split in awareness is an experience commonly associated with
  10. The reduction in the body's response to a drug which may accompany drug use is called
  11. Freud believed that, in order to protect sleep and prevent the arousal of conscience, the content of our dreams is
  12. Which of the following is most likely to occur as a consequence of hypnosis?
  13. 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
  14. Night terrors most often occur during
  15. According to Freud, dreams are very often a means of
  16. Which stage of sleep typically has spindles?
  17. NREM (NON-REM) sleep occurs mainly in
  18. Alcohol is classified as a
  19. A person who has trouble getting to sleep is said to suffer from
  20. Which of the following is the correct order of a cycle of 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. Which of the following groups of drugs have the opposite effects on the brain since one speeds up the nervous system and one slows down the nervous system
  25. Changes that occur daily in our consciousness that contribute to how alert we are at any during the day are controlled by
  26. Addiction refers to
  27. Which of the following is an explanation of why we sleep?
  28. Widely abused illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and amphetamines are attractive to because
  29. The psychoactive effect of smoking cannabis is due to an action of________ on the brain.
  30. Who sleeps the least when sleep studies are conducted in a laboratory?
  31. From approximately the 1920s through the 1960s, the ________ view was the dominant popular approach to psychology.
  32. While in the REM phase of sleep,
  33. Morphine, heroin, and codeine are derived from
  34. 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
  35. The activation-synthesis theory of dreaming most closely aligns with what psychological perspective?