Final health test ECU

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  1. Go time!
  2. circadian rhythm
    (89); Daily 24 hour period of physiological and behavioral functioning / international daily cycle if waking and sleeping
  3. sleep deprivation (89),
    Lack of sufficient time asleep, a condition that impairs physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning.
  4. microsleeps (89);
    Brief episodes of sleep lasting a few seconds at a time
  5. -How do the circadian rhythms of young adults and older adults differ? (89)
    Younger people – fall asleep later in the evening and wake up later in the morning than adults
  6. -Light alerts the biological clock to cease secreting which hormone that promotes sleep? (91)

  7. -The sensation of falling and jerking awake is associated with which kind of sleep? (91)

  8. -Scientists believe that creative and novel ideas are more likely to flourish during which stage of sleep? (92)
    REM sleep
  9. insomnia (94),
    difficulty falling or staying asleep
  10. restless leg syndrome (96),
    Disagreeable sensations in the limbs – usually the legs
  11. nocturnal eating disorder (97)
    person rises from bed and eats and drinks in sleep
  12. narcolepsy (95-96),
    frequent irresistible sleep attacks
  13. What effect do caffeine, alcohol and nicotine have on sleep? (99)
    • Caffeine - stimulant: increases amount of time to fall asleep, reduces slow wave/deep sleep: increase awakenings
    • Alcohol – induces sleepiness, reduces amount of time to fall asmeel, decreases rem sleeping/deep sleep, increase wakefulness , aggravate sleep disorders
    • Nicotine –stimulant: don’t sleep as deeply, snoring, aggravate sleep apnea,
  14. apnea (94-95),
    Periods of non-breathing during sleep
  15. -Sleepwalking usually begins between the ages of ------------ and then spontaneously disappears in---------------(97)
    _5___ and _12__


  16. assertiveness (246),
    the ability to stand up for oneself without violating other people’s rights

  17. gender (247),
    masculine or feminine behaviors and characteristics considered appropriate for a male or female in a particular culture.

  18. transgendered (248),
    having a sense of identity as a male of female that conflicts with one’s biological sex (have feelings of inappropriateness about their sex and identify strongly with the other sex.
  19. sex (246),
    a person’s biological status as a male or female, usually established at birth by appearance of the genitals
  20. androgyny (247),
    displaying characteristics or performs tasks traditionally associated with the other sex

  21. Vasocongestion;
    inflow of blood to tissues in erogenous areas

  22. myotonia (255),
    (in)voluntary muscle tension occurring in response to sexual arousal.
  23. refractory period (257),
    the time following an orgasm when a man cannot have another orgasm.

  24. viropause (258),
    changes in virility or sexual desire in middle-aged men

  25. celibacy (259),
    continuous abstention from sexual activities with others

  26. erogenous zones (260),
    areas of the skin that are capable of being aroused by touch. Higher density of nerve endings closer to skin surface.

  27. cunnilingus and fellatio (260) oral-genital stimulation: fellatio = man, cunnilingus = female.
    oral-genital stimulation: fellatio = man, cunnilingus = female.
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