Brain And Behavior - Sleep

14 Questions  I  By Brain And Behavior on November 11, 2009
Quiz to test your knowledge on sleep

  

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1.   The ________ pattern of EEG activity is characterized by irregular, high -frequency (13-30 Hz), low-amplitude waves.
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2.   A person whose brain waves contain high-amplitude delta waves is most likely
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3.  All of the following are characteristics of REM sleep EXCEPT
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4.  Which of the following is true of the sleep cycle during a night of sleep?
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5.  Which of the following is true of sleeping medications?
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6.  Which statement about sleep is false?
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7.  Healthy subjects who spent six weeks in bed exhibited
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8.  The firing rates of cells within the locus coeruleus
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9.  Damage to the ventrolateral preoptic area would be expected to
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10.  The first indicator of the onset of a REM sleep episode is
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11.  Drugs that excite acetylcholine synapses in the peribrachial area would be expected to
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12.  The muscular paralysis that accompanies REM sleep results from the activity of neurons within the ________ of the medulla that control the secretion of ________ in the spinal cord.
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13.  Circadian rhythms are
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14.  Evaluate the hypothesis that sleep is a restorative process. Discuss the effects of sleep deprivation and physical and mental activity on sleep.
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