Chapter 9 Final Exam Psychology Essay

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Chapter Four: Consciousness: Sleep, Dreams, Hypnosis, and Drugs * Understanding consciousness necessarily involves subjective experience. * An altered state of consciousness that may also be a natural state could be sleeping and hypnosis. * Hypnogogic sleep typically lasts for five minutes. * Your brain first begins to produce delta waves in the third stage of sleep. * One’s genitals will typically be aroused during REM sleep provided one’s dream is not anxiety provoking. * As we age, we tend to sleep less. * What percentage of American typically gets less than eight hours of sleep per night? 67% * In America, sleepy rivers account for at least 100,000 car crashes each year. * Which of the following statements…show more content…
* Which of the following statements regarding dreams is TRUE? While we do not know definitively why we dream, we do know how we dream. * Of the following, melatonin is a hormone. * Another work for a morning person is “lark.” * Suppose Irene suffers from sudden attacks of extreme drowsiness and even sleep. As such, she appears to have narcolepsy. * Zeitgebers refers to environmental and social cures for meal times and bedtimes. * Trance logic refers to an uncritical acceptance of incongruous, illogical events during a hypnotic trance. * In Western cultures, hypnotic ability appears to peak before adolescence. * People with posttraumatic stress disorder appear to be more hypnotizable. * Your hidden observer refers to the part of the self that experience what the part of the self responding to hypnotic trance does not consciously experience and the aspect of your personality that does not allow you to achieve a hypnotic state. * The process of glove anesthesia was done in order to treat headaches. * If Sandra uses yoga, then she is experiencing concentrative
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