module 7&8

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A periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness that involves five distinct stages is known as
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sleep
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An air pump that keeps the sleeper's airway open and breathing regular is often prescribed for serious cases of
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sleep apnea
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During a heated argument with his teenage daughter, Mr. Reid suddenly lapsed into a state of REM sleep. Mr. Reid apparently suffers from
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narcolepsy
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Bed-wetting is most likely to occur at the end of ________ sleep.
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slow-wave
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During the course of a full night's sleep, people are most likely to spend more time in
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REM Sleep than stage 4 sleep
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After sleeping for about an hour and a half, José enters a phase of paradoxical sleep. He is likely to
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have very relaxed muscles
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Compared to when they were only 20 years old, 60-year-olds
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spend less time in deep sleep
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Exposure to bright light causes the
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pineal gland to decrease the production of melatonin.
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Jordanna has decided to go to bed early. Although her eyes are closed and she's very relaxed, she has not yet fallen asleep. An electroencephalograph is most likely to indicate the presence of
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alpha waves
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Genital arousal is most likely to be associated with
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REM sleep
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Research indicates that the percentage of total sleep spent in REM sleep is higher in ________ than in ________.
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infants;adults
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Circadian rhythm refers to
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a pattern of biological functioning that occurs on a roughly 24-hour cycle.
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Which of the following disorders is characterized by the temporary cessations of breathing while asleep?
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sleep apnea
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Which of the following is bad advice for a person trying to overcome insomnia?
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drink a glass of wine 15 minutes before bed
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The psychobiological importance of dreams is controversial. What may be the best evidence that they are necessary for our health?
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Why do we dream in our sleep? Discuss what you believe to be the specific contributions dreams - be they REM or non-REM - to our healthy psychological functioning (suggestion: answer in the context of the three faculties of the mind/triology of the mind).
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