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Psy 101-Chapter 3

Question 1 of 16

1

During which stage of sleep does the body experience increased heart rate, rapid breathing, and genital arousal?

Select one of the following:

  • NREM-1

  • NREM-2

  • NREM-3

  • REM sleep

Explanation

Question 2 of 16

1

The sleep cycle is approximately ___ minutes.

Select one of the following:

  • 30

  • 50

  • 75

  • 90

Explanation

Question 3 of 16

1

One effect of sleeping pills is to...

Select one of the following:

  • Decrease REM sleep

  • Increase REM sleep

  • Decrease NREM-2 sleep

  • Increase NREM-2 sleep

Explanation

Question 4 of 16

1

The effects of chronic sleep deprivation include...

Select one of the following:

  • Suppression of the immune system

  • Diminished productivity

  • Depression

  • All of the above

Explanation

Question 5 of 16

1

Cocaine and crack produce a euphoric rush by...

Select one of the following:

  • Blocking the actions of serotonin

  • Depressing neural activity in the brain

  • Blocking the reuptake of dopamine by brain cells

  • Stimulating the brain’s production of endorphins

Explanation

Question 6 of 16

1

Norbert’s wife complains that she has to stay up all night to be sure he starts breathing again each time he stops breathing for a minute or so. So, Norbert consults his doctor and learns that he is suffering from...

Select one of the following:

  • Sleep apnea

  • Narcolepsy

  • Night terrors

  • Insomnia

Explanation

Question 7 of 16

1

People who heard unusual phrases prior to sleep were awakened each time they began REM sleep. The fact that they remembered less the next morning provides support for the ___ theory of dreaming.

Select one of the following:

  • Manifest content

  • Physiological

  • Information-processing

  • Cognitive development

Explanation

Question 8 of 16

1

Psychoactive drugs affect behavior and perception through

Select one of the following:

  • The power of suggestion

  • The placebo effect

  • Alteration of neural activity in the brain

  • Psychological, not physiological, influences

Explanation

Question 9 of 16

1

Which of the following statements regarding REM sleep is true?

Select one of the following:

  • Adults spend more time than infants in REM sleep

  • REM sleep deprivation results in a REM rebound

  • People deprived of REM sleep adapt easily

  • Sleeping medications tend to increase REM sleep

Explanation

Question 10 of 16

1

A person whose EEG shows a high proportion of alpha waves is most likely...

Select one of the following:

  • Dreaming

  • In NREM-2 sleep

  • In NREM-3 sleep

  • Awake and relaxed

Explanation

Question 11 of 16

1

Which of the following is characteristic of REM sleep?

Select one of the following:

  • Genital arousal

  • Increased muscular tension

  • Night terrors

  • Alpha waves

Explanation

Question 12 of 16

1

Which of the following is NOT a stimulant?

Select one of the following:

  • Amphetamines

  • Caffeine

  • Nicotine

  • Alcohol

Explanation

Question 13 of 16

1

Which of the following statements concerning marijuana is true?

Select one of the following:

  • The by-products of marijuana are cleared from the body more slowly than are the by-products of alcohol

  • Regular users may need a larger dose of the drug to achieve a high than occasional users would need to get the same effect

  • Marijuana is as addictive as nicotine or cocaine

  • There is absolutely no evidence from research that marijuana has any medicinal applications

Explanation

Question 14 of 16

1

THC is the major active ingredient in...

Select one of the following:

  • Nicotine

  • MDMA

  • Marijuana

  • Cocaine

Explanation

Question 15 of 16

1

Concluding his presentation on levels of information processing, Miguel accurately states
that:

Select one of the following:

  • Humans process both conscious and nonconscious information in parallel

  • Conscious processing occurs in parallel, while nonconscious processing is sequential

  • Conscious processing is sequential, while nonconscious processing is parallel

  • All information processing is sequential in nature

Explanation

Question 16 of 16

1

Why is REM referred to as paradoxical sleep?

Select one of the following:

  • Studies of people deprived of REM sleep indicate that REM sleep is unnecessary

  • The body’s muscles remain relaxed while other biological systems are active

  • It is very easy to awaken a person from REM sleep

  • The body’s muscles are very tense while the brain is in a nearly meditative state

Explanation