Human Mind

Human Mind

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What is the average number of thoughts that a human experiences in one minute?

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How long is the average human train of thought?

5 seconds
15 seconds
45 seconds
1 minute
5 minutes
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What type of memory is used when learning to play a sport?

Episodic Memory
Long Term Memory
Procedural Memory
Verbal Memory
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Chocolate contains a chemical that makes you feel:

Happy and slightly dreamy
Depressed and low
Emotionally balanced
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What is the best method of getting rid of re-occurring bad dreams?

Visualize the details of the dream before going to sleep.
Drink warm milk before going to bed.
Visualize a new ending to the dream before going to sleep.
Sleeping in the opposite direction (head where feet usually are).
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Which of the following is NOT a documented brain disorder?

Aboulia; the lack of will of initiative
Algolagnia; the lust for pain
Aphagia; inability to swallow
Adfitima: the desire to feel texture
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20 seconds of laughter is comparable to what activity for its cardiovascular, muscular, and respiratory workout?

A 30-minute slow walk.
A 100 metre (100 yard) sprint
A 20 minute aerobic workout
1 hour of reading
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Researchers say it is obvious a person is lying by looking at their face. What are they looking for?

Excessive lip licking
Slower eye blinking
Face scratching
Pale skin tone
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Which of the following is NOT a theory for explaining why humans dream?

Dreams are coded messages from the unconscious.
Dreams are tools for learning.
Dreams are simply meaningless mental static.
Dreams are methods of hiding uncomfortable emotions.
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Of the following, which have people reported as being most frightening?

Public Speaking
Flying in a plane
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Set personal goals, like "make a new friend" or "clean out the garage".
"You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice."
Bob Marley
The most important relationship you will ever have is the one you have with yourself.