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? A. an EMG machine B. an EKG machine C. an EEG machine D. an ESP machine
Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points In the hypothalamus, which area is responsible for controlling the circadian clock by sending messages to the pineal gland to increase or reduce the secretion of melatonin? A. the putaman body B. the suprachiasmatic nucleus C. the prefrontal sulcus D. the dorsolateral cortex Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Stosh is a very deep sleeper. His college roommates know that when he is very deep into __________ sleep, it might be extremely difficult to wake him up, and if they do manage to get him awake he will be groggy and disoriented.
A. stage 1 B. stage 2 C. stage 4 D. REM Question 14 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is not a facet of the benefits hypnotic analgesia has for medical procedures? A. recovering more quickly
B. reduced blood loss during surgery C. requiring less medication D. leaving the hospital sooner after treatment Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A __________ suggestion is an instruction that is made during hypnosis that is executed by the participant when he or she is no longer hypnotized. A. hypnotic analgesic B. posthypnotic C. post-hoc
D. phasic Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the reason why REM sleep is referred to as paradoxical sleep? A. The neurons in the central nervous system reverse polarity and thus reverse the charges of the action and resting potentials during REM sleep. This reversal is “undone” when we shift into NREM sleep. B. The restorative purpose of sleep is actually reversed during REM sleep, and it drains rather than restores our energy stores. C. The muscles of the body remain relaxed even though the brain is very active. D. The EEG activity in the brain during REM sleep suggests that we start at stage 4 sleep and go backward to stage 1 sleep. During NREM sleep, we start at stage 1 sleep and go up to stage 4 sleep.
Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Dissociation and selective attention are two possible explanations for the phenomenon of __________.
- Summer '16
- REM Sleep, pineal gland