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Define Automaticity Relate automaticity to conscious thought/behavior and awareness. Describe the levels of conscious thought and awareness for both activities.
1.Generate explanations for the performance on the color, direction, and animal Stroop tests. 2.Explain how the Stroop test might be influenced by other variables such as reading ability and visual acuity.
Is it possible to bypass conscious awareness and influence our behaviors. Give examples and explain.
-Describe the general characteristics of the attentional disorders termed visual neglect and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. How is the brain involved in each of these disorders? -How can ADHD be treated? Are treatments successful?
What is a biological rhythm? Give some examples of biological rhythms, and define circadian rhythm.
What is a biological clock? What factors are involved in the “setting” of our biological clocks?
How is the EEG used to study sleep? What are the general characteristics of brain waves exhibited by an EEG?
How does the EEG pattern change through stages 1-4 of sleep?
What happens during REM sleep, and why is it sometimes called paradoxical sleep?
Describe the basic characteristics of the sleep cycle. How does the amount of REM sleep change over the course of the night?
What are the possible functions of sleep? What evidence is there that sleep is (a) for repairing and restoring, and (b) an adaptive response to changing environmental conditions? What do studies of sleep deprivation reveal about the need for sleep?
What are some of the possible functions of REM sleep and dreaming? What is REM rebound?
Briefly describe Freud’s theory of why we dream, distinguishing between the manifest content and latent content of a dream.
How does the activation- synthesis view of dreaming differ from the Freudian view?
Briefly describe two other views of dreaming (the problem-solving and simulated-threat views).
Describe the difference between dyssomnias and parasomnias. Which sleep disorders belong to each class? Briefly describe the sleep disorders insomnia, hypersomnia, narcolepsy, nightmares, night terrors, and sleepwalking.