States of Consciousness (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 39 - 42 of 62

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Question number: 39

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Cognitive Neuroscience

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What does adaptive sleep theory suggests?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Sleep is necessary to combat insomnia and drowsiness.

b.

Sleep evolved because it prevented early humans and animals from wasting energy and exposing themselves to dangers of nocturnal predators.

c.

External environments are constantly competing with individual sleep rhythms. Sleep is necessary to compete with the external clock.

d.

For our internal clocks to have synchrony with the external world, thereby decreasing fatigue, disorientation, and lack of concentration, sleep is necessary.

Question number: 40

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Sleep Disorders

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Why is REM sleep is also known as paradoxical sleep?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The person can have night terrors during this stage but will not remember them in the morning.

b.

The person’s heart rate is slower than when awake, but the person can sleepwalk or sleep talk.

c.

Measures of the brain activity closely resemble waking consciousness, but the person is in the deepest stage of sleep.

d.

Measures of the brain activity closely resemble waking consciousness, but the person is incapable of moving.

Question number: 41

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Sleep Disorders

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The sleep-wake cycle is an example of a ________ rhythm.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

circadian

b.

biological

c.

phase delay

d.

phase advance

Question number: 42

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Dual Processing

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Which of the following explains driving a car along a familiar route while listening to the radio or thinking of something else?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Automatic process

b.

Somatic process

c.

Controlled process

d.

Parasympathetic process

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