Practice test 3 - Practice test#3 After you take the exam...

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Practice test #3 After you take the exam and review your answers, go back and be sure that you understand all of the incorrect answers as well. This will prepare you for questions that may include a slight “tweak” of the question that appears here. 1) A person who feels rested after sleeping five hours a night A) probably does not need more sleep. B) is likely to develop a serious form of insomnia. C) is underestimating the amount of sleep time needed. D) is probably sleeping at their desk during the day. E) has insomnia. 2) The transition between wakefulness and sleep is marked by the appearance of ________ waves in the sleep record. A) theta B) alpha C) gamma D) beta E) delta 4) A ________ is a stimulus that resets an internal biological clock. A) chronopulse B) zeitgeber C) synchronizer D) pacemaker E) pacing stimulus 5) Which brain area is most important for male sexual behavior? A) Periaqueductal gray matter. B) Sexually dimorphic nucleus of the preoptic area. C) Medial preoptic area. D) Ventromedial hypothalamus. E) Central nucleus of the amygdala. 7) A pheromone is a A) chemical located on the tongue that binds with sugar. B) chemical that is released by one animal that affects the behavior of another of its species. C) hormone released from the gut after the ingestion of fat. D) type of enzyme that deactivate cyclic nucleotides. E) substance used to create human perfumes. 8) Beta brain wave activity is not a reliable indicator of being awake because A) this wave form waxes and wanes during the day. B) this brain wave pattern also appears during sleep. C) it can be induced by certain drugs such as alcohol. D) this pattern is seen in children but not adults. E) A and C are correct. 9) The primary function of slow-wave sleep is to A) promote dreaming. B) clear brain waste products produced by REM sleep. C) facilitate learning. D) rest the brain.
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E) promote brain development. 11) The firing rates of norepinephrine cells within the locus coeruleus A) decrease during sleep and increase at awakening. B) are unrelated to behavioral arousal. C) are highest during REM sleep. D) alter EEG cortical arousal. 14) Which sleep disorder below is the opposite of REM-sleep behavior disorder? A) Sleep attacks. B) Cataplexy. C) Somnambulism. D) Nocturnal enuresis. E) B and C are correct. 15) The "ticking" of a clock cell in the SCN appears to involve A) interlocking feedback loops of protein production/inhibition. B) interactions between two adjacent clock cells. C) the rhythmic opening of sodium channels in the membrane. D) the buildup of adenosine over a 24 hour cycle. E) the rhythmic opening of calcium channels in the membrane. 17) A full day of diligent studying for exams would be expected to A) reduce the amplitude of delta activity in the frontal lobes. B) increase the amount of time spent in slow-wave sleep.
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '06 term at University of Washington.

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