AP Psych. Consciousness / Drugs

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following provides the clearest indication of a drug addiction?
    • A. 

      Physical dependence

    • B. 

      Hallucinations

    • C. 

      Narcolepsy

    • D. 

      Alpha waves

    • E. 

      REM rebound

  • 2. 
    Research on dreaming indicates that:
    • A. 

      Some people are able to test their state of consciousness while dreaming.

    • B. 

      Dreams cannot be confused with reality.

    • C. 

      About half the dreams reported by young men have sexual overtones.

    • D. 

      Most dreams are unrelated to actual daily events.

    • E. 

      It is possible to perceive color in dream images.

  • 3. 
    Sensory experiences that occur without a sensory stimulus are called:
    • A. 

      Night terrors

    • B. 

      Neuroadaptations

    • C. 

      Dissociations

    • D. 

      Hallucinations

    • E. 

      Stressors

  • 4. 
    Sleepwalking may accur during:
    • A. 

      Stage 1 sleep

    • B. 

      Stage 2 sleep

    • C. 

      REM sleep

    • D. 

      Stage 4 sleep

    • E. 

      Any stage of sleep

  • 5. 
    Unconscious information processing is more likely than conscious processing to:
    • A. 

      Occur slowly

    • B. 

      Be limited in its capacity

    • C. 

      Contribute to effective problem solving

    • D. 

      Occur simultaneously on several parallel dimensions

    • E. 

      Relate to childhood events

  • 6. 
    The large, slow brainwaves associated with deep sleep are called:
    • A. 

      Alpha waves

    • B. 

      Beta waves

    • C. 

      Delta waves

    • D. 

      Theta waves

    • E. 

      Sleep spindles

  • 7. 
    Deep sleep appears to play an important role in:
    • A. 

      Narcolepsy

    • B. 

      Sleep apnea

    • C. 

      Paradoxical sleep

    • D. 

      Posthypnotic amnesia

    • E. 

      Physical growth

  • 8. 
    Just prior to awakening Chinua from a hypnotic state, the therapist told him that during the next few days he would feel nauseous whenever he reached for a cigarette. Chinua's therapist was attempting to make use of :
    • A. 

      Age regression

    • B. 

      Posthypnotic suggestion

    • C. 

      Hypnagogic sensations

    • D. 

      REM rebound

    • E. 

      A hidden observer

  • 9. 
    Alcohol consumption is least likely to make people more:
    • A. 

      Fearful

    • B. 

      Aggressive

    • C. 

      Self-conscious

    • D. 

      Sexually daring

    • E. 

      Self-disclosing

  • 10. 
    Alpha waves are associated with:
    • A. 

      REM sleep

    • B. 

      Stage 2 sleep

    • C. 

      Stage 3 sleep

    • D. 

      Stage 4 sleep

    • E. 

      A relaxed but awake state

  • 11. 
    Which of the following sleep disorders would be the most incapacitating for a commerical bus driver?
    • A. 

      Night terrors

    • B. 

      Insomnia

    • C. 

      Sleepwalking

    • D. 

      Narcolepsy

    • E. 

      Sleep apnea

  • 12. 
    The need to take larger and larger doses of a drug in order to experience its effects is an indication of:
    • A. 

      Withdrawal

    • B. 

      Dissociation

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Tolerance

    • E. 

      Narcolepsy

  • 13. 
    The belief that death involves the liberation of the soul from a bodily prison illustrates:
    • A. 

      REM rebound

    • B. 

      Monism

    • C. 

      Dissociation

    • D. 

      Narcolepsy

    • E. 

      Dualism

  • 14. 
    Research indicates that memories retrieved during a hypnosis are:
    • A. 

      Forgotten again as soon as the person awakens from the hypnotic state

    • B. 

      Accurate recollections of information previously learned

    • C. 

      Experienced as being inaccurate even when they are true

    • D. 

      Often a combination of fact and fiction

    • E. 

      Often accurate indicators of childhood sexual abuse

  • 15. 
    Paradoxical sleep is to slow wave sleep as ____________ sleep is to ____________ sleep.
    • A. 

      REM; Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 1; REM

    • C. 

      REM; Stage 2

    • D. 

      Stage 2; REM

    • E. 

      REM; Stage 4

  • 16. 
    About three hours after he falls asleep, Bobby often sits up in bed screaming incoherently. His mother tries to awaken him, but with no success. His pulse races and he gasps for breath. The next morning, he remembers nothing. It appears that Bobby suffers from:
    • A. 

      Night terrors

    • B. 

      Narcolepsy

    • C. 

      Sleep spindles

    • D. 

      Sleep apnea

    • E. 

      Insomnia

  • 17. 
    Freud called the remembered story line of a dream its ____________ content.
    • A. 

      Manifest

    • B. 

      Latent

    • C. 

      Dissociated

    • D. 

      Paradoxical

    • E. 

      Delusional

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a psychedelic drug?
    • A. 

      LSD

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Heroin

    • D. 

      Caffeine

    • E. 

      Nicotine

  • 19. 
    One theory suggest that the brain activity associated with ___________ is helpful for developing and preserving neural pathways in the brain.
    • A. 

      Night terrors

    • B. 

      Near-death experiences

    • C. 

      Sleep apnea

    • D. 

      Dreaming

    • E. 

      Stage 4 sleep

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is an amphetamine derivative that acts as a mild hallucinogen?
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      Nembutal

    • C. 

      Ecstasy

    • D. 

      Heroin

    • E. 

      LSD

  • 21. 
    As Inge recalled her dream, she was dancing with a tall, dark gentleman when suddenly the music shifted to loud rock and the man disappeared. According to Freud, Inge's account represents the ____________ content of her dream.
    • A. 

      Paradoxical

    • B. 

      Manifest

    • C. 

      Latent

    • D. 

      Hypnagogic

    • E. 

      Hallucionatory

  • 22. 
    Sleep apnea is a disorder involving:
    • A. 

      The cessation of breathing during sleep

    • B. 

      Periodic uncontrollable attacks of overwhelming sleepiness

    • C. 

      Hypnagogic sensations of falling or floating weightlessly

    • D. 

      The excessive use of sleeping pills or other sleep-inducing drugs

    • E. 

      Screams and panic during deep sleep

  • 23. 
    By 1960, the study of consciousness had been revived by psychologists' renewed interest in:
    • A. 

      Behavior genetics

    • B. 

      Emotion

    • C. 

      Socialization

    • D. 

      Mental processes

    • E. 

      Mental health

  • 24. 
    Plato's belief that death involves the speraration of the mind from the body is known as:
    • A. 

      The circadian rhythm

    • B. 

      Age regression

    • C. 

      Dissociation

    • D. 

      Dualism

    • E. 

      Hypnagogic state

  • 25. 
    Our inability to fall asleep early as we had planned, is most likely a reflection of:
    • A. 

      Dissociation

    • B. 

      Narcolepsy

    • C. 

      The circadian rhythm

    • D. 

      Night terrors

    • E. 

      Sleep apnea

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