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AP Psych Chapter 7
AP Psych Chapter 7
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Periodic physological fluctuations
The biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a 24-hour cycle.
Rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur
the relatively slow brain waves of an awaked state
periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness
false sensory experiences
the large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep
Recurring problems in falling or staying asleep
a sleep disorder where you have uncontrollable sleep attacks. May lapse directly into REM sleep at inopportune times
A sleep disorder known by temporary stoppage of breathing during sleep (snoring) and repeated momentary awakenings
A sleep disorder known by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified; nightmares occur during stage 4 sleep, within two or three hours of falling asleep.
according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream
according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.
the tendency for REM sleep to increase following REM sleep deprivation
A social interaction in which one person suggest to another that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur
a suggestion, made during a hypnosis session, to be carried out after the subject is no longer hypnotized
a split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously with others.
a chemical substance that alters perceptions and mode
The diminishing effect with regular use of the same dose of a drug
the discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing the use of an addictive drug
A psychological need for a drug, marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the drug is discontuniued
a psychological need to use a drug, such as to relieve negative emotions
drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions
drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system (Depressant).
(Depressant) they depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety
drugs that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
(Stimulant) Drugs that stimulate neural activity, associated with energy and mood changes
powerfully addictive drug that stimulates the CNS with speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes.
a stimulant and mild hallucinogen. Produces euphoria and social intimacy. Short term health risks and longer-term harm to mood and cognition
Psychedlic drugs (LSD) that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in absence of sensory input.
(Hallucinogen) Powerful drug
Major ingredient in weed; triggers a variety of effects, including mild hallucinations.
An altered state of consciousness reported after a close brush with death. Similar to drug-induced hallucinations.
Each of a pair of small nuclei in the hypothalamus of the brain, above the optic chiasma, thought to be concerned with the regulation of physiological circadian rhythms
Hormone from the pineal gland. Helps control sleep and wake cycles.
Avoided study of consciousness
Occur during stage 2
Morphine and heroin are...
By products of Marijuana
Are cleared more slowly than by products of alcohol
during any stage of sleep
Brain waves of REM sleep are most similar to waves of...
Stage 1 sleep
One effect of sleeping pills is to...
decrease REM sleep
One of the immediate effects of ecstasy is...
What disorder is linked with obesity?
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