States Of Consciousness: AP Psychology Quiz! Trivia

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States Of Consciousness: AP Psychology Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Participants in an experiment were told to listen to and repeat a prose passage played in one ear, while a novel tune was placed in thier other ear.  The results of this experiment indicated that the participants:
    • A. 

      Suffered a sense of discomfort because the novel tune was subliminal

    • B. 

      Were able to identify exactly which tune has been played in thier ear

    • C. 

      Produced an increasing level of alpha waves while exposed to their music

    • D. 

      Showed an increase in thier liking of the novel tune.

  • 2. 
    The impact of biological rhythms is best illustrated by:
    • A. 

      The differing musical preferences of younger and older persons.

    • B. 

      Fluctuations in evergy level and alerness across the span of a day.

    • C. 

      Variations in study habits over the course of a school year.

    • D. 

      The different personalities of people born during different months of the calendar year.

  • 3. 
    Alpha waves are associated with:
    • A. 

      REM waves

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      A relaxed but awake state

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is most likely to be associated with slow-wave sleep?
    • A. 

      Bedwetting

    • B. 

      Sleep spindles

    • C. 

      Hallucinations

    • D. 

      Genital arousal

  • 5. 
    Mary has been asleep for 3 hours.  As she continues to sleep, we can expect that _______ sleep will diminish and that ________ sleep will increase in duration.
    • A. 

      Stage 4, stage 3

    • B. 

      Stage 3, stage 4

    • C. 

      Stage 4, REM

    • D. 

      REM, stage 3

  • 6. 
    Steve has not slept for 72 hours.  It is increasingly likely that she will be more susceptible to:
    • A. 

      Viral infections

    • B. 

      Sleep apnea

    • C. 

      Insomnia

    • D. 

      Night terrors

    • E. 

      Dissociations

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sleep disorders would be the most incapacitating for a commercial airline pilot?
    • A. 

      Night terrors

    • B. 

      Insomnia

    • C. 

      Sleep walking

    • D. 

      Narcolepsy

  • 8. 
    According to Freud, the personally threatening and censored meaning of a dream is its:
    • A. 

      Manifest content

    • B. 

      Dissociated content

    • C. 

      Latent content

    • D. 

      Hallucinatory content

  • 9. 
    Those who study hypnosis agree that it is a state of:
    • A. 

      Amnesia

    • B. 

      REM sleep

    • C. 

      Heightened suggestibilty

    • D. 

      Physiological arousal

    • E. 

      Dissociation