Psychology Exam 3 (Conscious Mind)

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

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In this quiz on psychology – the science of behaviour and man, conscious and unconscious experience and mind, we’ll be taking that last topic and examining it further. What do you know about the mind? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What parts are activated during a dream in the brain? 
    • A. 

      Amygdala, prefrontal cortex, visual association areas

    • B. 

      Amygdala, visual association areas, brain stem, motor cortex

    • C. 

      Amygdala, prefrontal cortex, brain stem, motor cortex

  • 2. 
    When is the amygdala quite active? 
    • A. 

      During stage 1 of sleep

    • B. 

      During REM

    • C. 

      During stage 3 of sleep

  • 3. 
    According to Freud, what are dreams equal to? 
    • A. 

      Thoughts

    • B. 

      Job anxiety

    • C. 

      Wishes

    • D. 

      Needs

  • 4. 
    What is manifest content?
    • A. 

      A dream's true underlying meaning

    • B. 

      A dream's apparent topic superficial meaning

  • 5. 
    What is latent content? 
    • A. 

      A dreams true underlying meaning

    • B. 

      A dreams apparent topic superficial meaning

  • 6. 
    Where are dreams frequent?
    • A. 

      Children, adults

    • B. 

      People with mood disorders

    • C. 

      Children, PTSD

    • D. 

      Adults, PTSD

  • 7. 
    According to Freud, dreams are confusing and obscure because the ___________________ creates them precisely to be confusing and obscure. 
  • 8. 
    What sensations are meaningful in a dream?
    • A. 

      Time and direction

    • B. 

      People and sound

    • C. 

      Visual and sound

    • D. 

      People and time

  • 9. 
    What are the symptoms of night terrors? 
    • A. 

      The experience of waking up unable to move

    • B. 

      Sudden sleep attacks occur in the middle of waking activities

    • C. 

      Abrupt awakenings with panic and intense emotional arousal

  • 10. 
    During sleep paralysis, what shuts down?
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Monamines

    • C. 

      Frontal cortex

  • 11. 
    What hormone is released during sleep, what is replenished in the brain, and what system is strengthened?
    • A. 

      GABA, sugar, circulatory

    • B. 

      Growth hormone, glycogen, immune

    • C. 

      Estrogen, neurons, muscular

  • 12. 
    The common term for Somnambulism is_______________and usually occurs during ___________ wave sleep. 
  • 13. 
    REM sleep is characterized by?
    • A. 

      Sleep walking

    • B. 

      Rapid eye movement

    • C. 

      High levels of brain activity

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 14. 
    Ecstatic religious experience takes place in what part of the brain?
    • A. 

      Right anterior temporal lobe

    • B. 

      Left anterior temporal lobe

    • C. 

      Right posterior temporal lobe

    • D. 

      Left posterior temporal lobe

  • 15. 
    The mental processes that give rise to thoughts, choices, emotions and behavior even though they are not experienced by the person. 
    • A. 

      Cognitive conscious

    • B. 

      Cognitive unconscious

    • C. 

      Cognitive thought

  • 16. 
    An active system encompassing a lifetime of hidden memories, the person's deepest instincts and desires, and the person's inner struggle to control these forces is?
    • A. 

      Dynamic conscious

    • B. 

      Conscious mind

    • C. 

      Dynamic unconscious

  • 17. 
    What are the two ways you can attempt to change conscious states of mind?
  • 18. 
    What is the conscious mind dominated by?
    • A. 

      Past experiences

    • B. 

      Immediate environment

    • C. 

      Future experiences to come

  • 19. 
    Name the 4 basic properties of the nature of consciousness. 
  • 20. 
    What is the capacity for experience?
    • A. 

      Self-control, planning, memory, thought

    • B. 

      Feel pain, pleasure, hunger, anger, and fear

  • 21. 
    What is the capacity for agency?
    • A. 

      Self-control, planning, memory, thought

    • B. 

      Feel pain, pleasure, hunger, anger, and fear

  • 22. 
    How things seem to the conscious person is what?
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