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States of Consciousness // AP Psychology

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  1. According to psychodynamic psychologists, the unconscious
  2. 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.
  3. Which has enabled psychologist to learn the most about sleep processes over the last 50 years?
  4. During paradoxical sleep, muscles seem paralyzed and
  5. 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:
  6. REM sleep, generally an "active" state of sleep, is accompanied by which of the following paradoxes?
  7. The chief characteristic of hypnosis is
  8. The reduction in the body's response to a drug which may accompany drug use is called
  9. A sudden, irresistible urge to sleep, which lasts a few minutes to half an hour during the daytime, is called
  10. Which of the following is most likely to occur as a consequence of hypnosis?
  11. Nicotine is classified as a
  12. Night terrors most often occur during
  13. Which of the following is the correct order of the cycles of sleep?
  14. Structuralism used the technique of________ to study consciousness.
  15. Cannabis typically produces all of the following except
  16. The ________ are highly addictive drugs that suppress physical sensation and responsiveness stimulation.
  17. Which of the following decreases when one had not had enough sleep?
  18. A characteristic of sleep as we grow closer to the morning is
  19. The ability of a drug to act as a hallucinogen involves an interaction with ________ neurotransmitters (which alter moon, eating habits, and perception).
  20. The body�s monitoring of biological functioning such as digestion and breathing are examples of
  21. Which of the following is NOT classified as a hallucinogen?
  22. Which of the following does not happen during REM sleep?
  23. A person who fervently believes in the writings of John B. Watson would be expected to believe or do all of of the following EXCEPT which one?
  24. Which of the following best describes a characteristic of stage 2 for sleep?
  25. ________ is treated using a device that pumps air into his lungs and keeps the airway open during sleep.
  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. Addiction refers to
  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. While in the REM phase of sleep,
  32. Morphine, heroin, and codeine are derived from
  33. ________ is the view that the mind makes a coherent story out of spontaneous brain stem discharges.
  34. Under hypnosis, Jerry is able to withstand pain without showing any outward signs of discomfort. However, when asked to signal if some part of his consciousness is aware of the pain, he raises his hand. Which of the following is a theory that best explains Jeff's behavior?
  35. In response to increases in sunlight, the suprachiasmatic nucleus reduces the hormone melatonin while it increases melatonin as day light fades. These biological processes are regulated by the _______________ as an essential component of our _______________________.