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  1. insomnia
  2. psychoactive drug
  3. hallucinations
  4. night terrors
  5. near-death experience
  1. a a chemical substance that alters perceptions and mood
  2. b recurring problems in falling or staying asleep
  3. c a sleep disorder characterized by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified; unlike nightmares, night terrors occur during stage 4 sleep, within 2 or 3 hours of falling asleep, and are seldom remembered
  4. d an altered state of consciousness reported after a close brush with death (such as through cardiac arrest); often similar to drug-induced hallucinogens
  5. e false sensory experiences, such as seeing something in the absence of an external visual stimulus

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. periodic psychological fluctuations (composed of annual, twenty-eight day cycles, twenty-four-hour cycles, and ninety-minute cycles)
  2. the presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact
  3. drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines and cocaine) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
  4. the diminishing effect with regular use of the same dose of a drug, requiring the user to take larger and larger doses before experiencing the drug's effect
  5. the presumption that mind and body are different aspects of the same thing

5 True/False Questions

  1. amphetaminesdrugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes


  2. manifest contentaccording to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream (as distinct from its manifest content). Freud believed that this functions as a safety valve.


  3. withdrawala sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind. Dreams are notable for their hallucinatory imagery, discontinuities, and incongruities, and for the dreamer's delusional acceptance of the content and later difficulties remembering it


  4. THCa powerful hallucinogenic drug; also known as acid


  5. delta wavesthe relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state


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