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States of Consciousness // AP Psychology

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  1. As you are reading this question, you are probably not thinking about what you ate for lunch. The memory of what you ate for lunch is most likely in your
  2. �Humans developed a unique waking-sleep cycle that maximized our chances of survival,� is a statement most typical of
  3. Which has enabled psychologist to learn the most about sleep processes over the last 50 years?
  4. Nightmares most frequently occur during
  5. During paradoxical sleep, muscles seem paralyzed and
  6. Zen Buddhists and others practicing meditation are better able than most other people to stimulate their ____________ to greatly relax their bodies.
  7. Hypnosis is best characterized as a state that
  8. Which of the following is a definition of circadian rhythm?
  9. REM sleep, generally an "active" state of sleep, is accompanied by which of the following paradoxes?
  10. The chief characteristic of hypnosis is
  11. A sudden, irresistible urge to sleep, which lasts a few minutes to half an hour during the daytime, is called
  12. Freud believed that, in order to protect sleep and prevent the arousal of conscience, the content of our dreams is
  13. Nicotine is classified as a
  14. Drugs with names like Xanax and Valium which are often used to treat generalized anxiety disorder and panic attacks fall into what drug category?
  15. 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
  16. Hypnosis:
  17. Night terrors most often occur during
  18. NREM (NON-REM) sleep occurs mainly in
  19. Structuralism used the technique of________ to study consciousness.
  20. Cannabis typically produces all of the following except
  21. According to Freud, the manifest content of a dream refers to
  22. Drugs like ecstacy that MIMIC neurotransmitters like serotonin are classified as:
  23. According to Freud, if you become aware of your unconscious thoughts
  24. Which of the following decreases when one had not had enough sleep?
  25. Which of the following is NOT classified as a hallucinogen?
  26. The leading cause of mental retardation is related to a mother�s use of _________.
  27. According to Freud, the latent content of a dream refers to
  28. Changes that occur daily in our consciousness that contribute to how alert we are at any during the day are controlled by
  29. Widely abused illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and amphetamines are attractive to because
  30. The psychoactive effect of smoking cannabis is due to an action of________ on the brain.
  31. Morphine, heroin, and codeine are derived from
  32. 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?
  33. Alpha Waves are most clearly associated with:
  34. The activation-synthesis theory of dreaming most closely aligns with what psychological perspective?
  35. Your brain's ability to organize random bursts of neural activity while you are sleeping into the story-line of a dream is most relevant to what theory of dreaming?