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  1. On Sara's walk to campus this morning, she was thinking about what a nice day it was, how many people were already on campus, and how she had to stop by the bookstore on her way to class. Sara was experiencing
    A. an altered state of consciousness.
    B. artificial intelligence
    C. insight.
    D. waking consciousness
    D. waking consciousness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Mariam takes 20 minutes daily to sit by herself and meditate. A fully meditative state is a form of
    A. convergent thinking
    B. non REM stage sleep
    C. waking consciousness
    D. altered consciousness
    D. altered consciousness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Natural cycles of activity that bodies must go through are called
    A. states of consciousness
    B. sleep-wake cycles
    C. circadian rhythm.
    D. biological rhythms.
    D. biological rhythms.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The sleep-wake cycle is controlled by the
    A. prefrontal cortex
    B. pituitary gland
    C. hypothalamus
    D. thyroid gland
    C. hypothalamus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Delta waves begin to appear in which stage of sleep?
    A. non-REM stage one
    B. non-REM stage three
    C. non-REM stage two
    D. non-REM stage four
    B. non-REM stage three
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Derek was laying on the couch and had fallen asleep when all of a sudden his body jerked and he woke up because he felt like he was falling. Derek was most likely in which stage of sleep?
    A. non-REM stage one
    B. non-REM stage three
    C. non-REM stage four
    D. non-REM stage two
    A. non-REM stage one
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Night terrors
    A. are a state of panic experienced while asleep
    B. are a common disorder.
    C. occur fairly equally in children and adults
    D.
    happen during a light stage of sleep
    A. are a state of panic experienced while asleep
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Theodora suffers from an inability to get to sleep, and then to stay asleep. Which of the following would help Theodora with her insomnia?
    a. spend some time in bed relaxing, reading or watching TV until she gets sleepy
    b.
    try various sleeping pills until she finds one that doesn't cause REM rebound
    c.
    go to bed and get up on a regular schedule
    d.
    watch the clock so she knows how much sleep she is actually getting
    c. go to bed and get up on a regular schedule
  9. Niles has begun to suddenly fall asleep during the day, sometimes in inappropriate places. Niles may be suffering from
    A. not enough melatonin
    B. narcolepsy
    C.
    insomnia
    D.
    sleep apnea
    B. narcolepsy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. If an instructor was referring to a stream during a lecture, a student's mental image is likely to be
    A. a picture-like image
    B.
    a dictionary-like entry
    C.
    a surreal and hazy picture
    D.
    a large body of water, such as an ocean
    A. a picture-like image
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The same processes occur in the brain when seeing an actual image and when creating a mental image.
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  12. Which of the following images is the most subordinate concept?
    A. a forest
    B. trees
    C. magnolias
    D.
    flowering trees
    C. magnolias
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. A mechanical problem-solving technique can also be referred to as
    A. means-end analysis
    B. trial and error
    C.
    using algorithms
    D.
    using heuristic devices
    B. trial and error
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Although insight appears to be a "magical process," it most likely works because a personis unconsciously working through a problem while focusing on something else.
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  15. One barrier to innovative problem solving is persisting in using techniques that have been successful in the past, also known as
    a. mind set.
    b.
    confirmation bias
    c.
    mental set
    d.
    convergent thinking
    c. mental set
  16. A more creative method of problem-solving is the use of divergent thinking.
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  17. Which statement is NOT true about language?
    a. Language allows people to communicate with one another
    b.
    Language is a system of combining symbols and meaning
    c.
    Most language processing takes place in the subconscious mind
    d.
    Language is an important part of the consciousness and how people think
    c. Most language processing takes place in the subconscious mind
  18. The rhythm and emphasis of communicating is part of which language structure?
    A. pragmatics
    B. phonemes
    C.
    grammar
    D. syntax
    A. pragmatics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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