Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Sheri has been having difficulty sleeping lately, and the problem has gotten bad enough that it is interfering with her daily functioning. At the suggesting of her physician, she goes to a sleep laboratory to see if something treatable is going on. The sleep specialists want to study her brain activity while she sleeps, so which of the following instruments is she most likely to be connected to during the night in the lab? C. an EEG machine Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the reason why REM sleep is referred to as paradoxical sleep? C. The muscles of the body remain relaxed even though the brain is very active. Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What sort of changes in brain waves do people experience when they are in a deeply meditative or relaxed state? C. Their brain shows brain wave activity that is similar to that seen during sleep.
Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Why are people suffering from insomnia not advised to take sleep-aid medication? D. Because sleeping pills reduce REM sleep and create more fatigue the next day. Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following types of brain wave activity is generally seen as one of the dominant types during stage 1 sleep? D. theta waves Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following has been demonstrated by research as a skill or ability that is induced via meditation?
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