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100

The brain and spinal cord make up this system...

What is the central nervous system?

100

These are chemical messengers that send messages between neurons.

What are neurotransmitters?

100

This is what the "N" in NREM stands for.

What is non?

100

This type of memory storage can last for decades.

What is long-term memory?

100

These are unwanted, repetitive thoughts that cause anxiety in a person with OCD.

What are obsessions?

200

The purpose of this branch-like structure of a neuron is to receive messages from other cells.

What are dendrites?

200

This stress neurotransmitter is responsible for the body's fight or flight response.

What is adrenaline?

200

This is the action that the acronym REM stands for.

What is rapid eye movement?

200

This type of memory storage has the shortest duration, lasting up to 4 seconds.

What is sensory memory?

200

This is a mood disorder characterized by feelings of mania and depression which last for days or weeks.

What is bipolar disorder?

300

This is the insulation around the axon which speeds up neural impulses.

What is myelin sheath?

300

This gland secretes growth hormones while we sleep.

What is the pituitary gland?

300

These are the slow, rolling brain waves that occur during NREM-3 sleep.

What are delta waves?

300

This refers to turning information into usable form by connecting it to prior knowledge.

What is encoding?

300

This is the term for a person or situation that “makes you” angry. 

What is a provocation?

400

This is the lobe of the brain responsible for hearing.

What is the temporal lobe?

400

This is a mood neurotransmitters that contributes to emotional well-being and happiness.

What is serotonin/endorphins?

400

These sensations occur during NREM-1 sleep and the often wake a person up because they feel like they are falling.

What are hypnagogic sensations?

400

This is a strategy used to store and recall information, such as clustering or visualization.

What is a mnemonic device?

400

These are repetitive behaviors done to reduce thoughts of anxiety.

What are compulsions?

500

This lobe of the brain is responsible for sensations and information processing.

What is the parietal lobe?

500

This a mood disorder that can be caused by insufficient levels of serotonin.

What is depression/anxiety?

500

This is the two-word alliterative term for the bursts of brain activity that occur during NREM-2 sleep.

What are sleep spindles?

500

The memory process involves these three steps.

What are encoding, storage, and retrieval?

500

These are TWO common provocations in most people (there are FIVE total).

What are: unpleasant, unfair, goals are blocked, avoidable, make you feel powerless

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