WONDER #2045: What Is a Hypnic Jerk?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a factor suspected to contribute to hypnic jerks?

  1. anxiety
  2. stress
  3. fatigue
  4. cheese

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT another name for a hypnic jerk?

  1. night vision
  2. hypnagogic jerk
  3. myoclonic jerk
  4. sleep start

Question 3 of 3

If you experience a hypnic jerk, what should you do?

  1. drink caffeine
  2. go to the doctor
  3. exercise
  4. go back to sleep

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