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AP PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 5 TEST

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AP Psych Unit 5 Practice Test Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. By 1960, the study of consciousness had been revived by psychologists' renewed interest in a. perception. b. emotion. c. socialization. d. mental processes. e. mental health. ____ 2. How did the definition of psychology change when behaviorism began to dominate the field? a. The focus on mental concepts began to reemerge. b. The idea that unconscious forces shape our behavior became central. c. Psychologists began to concentrate on the development of the self. d. Psychology centered on direct observation of our actions. e. Advances in neuroscience directed psychologists to the study of brain activity.

Weiten Chapter 5

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Chapter 5: Variations in Consciousness On the Nature of Consciousness Awareness of Internal and External Stimuli Variations on levels of awareness James ? stream of consciousness Freud ? unconscious Sleep/dreaming research The Electroencephalograph: A Physiological Index of Consciousness EEG ? monitoring of brain electrical activity Brain-waves Amplitude (height) Frequency (cycles per second) Beta (13-24 cps) Alpha (8-12 cps) Theta (4-7 cps) Delta (

AP psych chapter 5 study guide

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Chapter 5: Variations of Consciousness Study Guide ? Consciousness: The awareness if internal and external stimuli. It includes (1) your awareness of external events, (2) your awareness of your internal sensations, (3) your awareness of yourself as the unique being having the experiences, and (4) your awareness of your thoughts about these experiences. Electroencephalograph (EEG): A device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surrounding face of the scalp. It summarizes the rhythm of cortical activity in the brain in terms of line tracings called brain waves. [cps = cycles per second = frequency] Beta: 13-24 cps. Normal waking thought, alert problem solving.

Psychology Eighth Edition in Modules (Myers): Modules 18-20

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States of Consciousness Waking and Sleep Rhythms Consciousness ? our awareness of ourselves and our environment Biological Rhythms ? periodic physiological fluctuations Circadian Rhythm ? the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle REM Sleep ? rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur. Also known as paradoxical sleep, because the muscles are relaxed (except for minor twitches) but other body systems are active Alpha Waves ? the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake sleep Sleep ? periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness ? as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation

States of Consciousness Modules 18-20 Notes

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States of Consciousness Waking and Sleep Rhythms Consciousness ? our awareness of ourselves and our environment Biological Rhythms ? periodic physiological fluctuations Circadian Rhythm ? the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle REM Sleep ? rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur. Also known as paradoxical sleep, because the muscles are relaxed (except for minor twitches) but other body systems are active Alpha Waves ? the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake sleep Sleep ? periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness ? as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation
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