Random questions for Unit 3 Biological rhythms and sleep with answers, formed by myself using the AQA A psychology textbook by Cara Flanagan aswell as using a new 2012 AQA A psychology book produced by Jean-Marc Lawton

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Risha Parmar

Sleep Quiz 2012 Psychology Unit 3

1. What did chronotherapeutics find in relation to taking medicine?
2. Changing body temperature effects cognitive performance- True or False?
3. Core body temperature is at its highest at a) 6.00am b) 4.00pm, c)4.00am,
or d)6.00pm
4. What happens during stage 2…

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27. Causes of primary insomnia?
28. 3 risk factors associated with insomnia? - explain each briefly
29. What is sleep restriction?
30. Insomniacs are less likely to experience hyper arousal when awake and
asleep- true or false?


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Sleep Quiz 2012 Psychology Unit 3- ANSWERS

1. Chronotherapeautic's found that there were certain times during the day when
taking a specific drug/ medication would be more effective and have a peak
absorption rate, this real world application knowledge has potential to advise
others on effectiveness of drug consumption.

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15. The percentage of REM in premature babies is 90%, children 30%, Adults 25%
and elderly 20%
16. Older people are more likely to experience phase advance, they are more likely
to wake up earlier and go to sleep earlier.
17. Babies sleep pattern is considered to be adaptive as…

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29. Sleep restriction is therapy to help deal/cure insomnia, it involves restricting a
person's sleep to a few hours a night then gradually increasing the hours until a
normal night of sleep is experienced.
30. Insomniacs are less likely to experience hyper arousal when awake and asleep-
false, they are…


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