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Polyphasic sleep: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ disorder known as irregular sleep-wake pattern is an example.
MelatoninSuprachiasmatic nucleusChronobiologyCircadian rhythm

Question 2: [4] Scientific American Frontiers (________) has reported on Stampi's 49-day experiment where a young man napped for a total of three hours per day.
UnivisionPublic Broadcasting ServiceUniversal SportsIon Television

Question 3: Vigilance and basic alertness benefited the least while ________ benefited greatly.
Working memoryExceptional memoryPsychogenic amnesiaLong-term memory

Question 4: Szymanski,[1] refers to the practice of ________ multiple times in a 24-hour period—usually more than two, in contrast to biphasic sleep—and does not imply any particular sleep schedule.

Question 5: ________, in cooperation with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, has funded research on napping.
NASAHuman spaceflightSpace RaceSpace exploration

Question 6: An example of polyphasic sleep is found in patients with irregular sleep-wake pattern, a circadian rhythm sleep disorder which usually is caused by head injury or ________.
Parkinson's diseaseDementiaHuntington's diseaseAlzheimer's disease

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