PSYC 2000 Lesson 6

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opiate

repeated use of this decreases the brain's production of endorphins

90 minutes

the human sleep cycle repeats itself about every

sleep apnea

disorder characterized by the temporary cessation of breathing while asleep

circadian rhythm

a pattern of biological functioning that occurs on a roughly 24 hour cycle

drug addiction; drug addicts

the greatest danger of viewing ____ as a disease is that this may lead ___ to feel powerless to overcome the addiction

REM

evidence suggest that we consolidate our memories of recent life events during ___ sleep

sensitive; sensitive

Ernest Hilgard discovered that when hypnosis is used to induce deafness, the hidden observer is suprisingly ___ to sound. When hypnosis is used to reduce pain, the hidden observer is surprisingly ___ to pain.

dopamine

when cocaine is snorted, free-based, or injected, it produces a rush of euphoria by blocking the reuptake of

paradoxical sleep

genital arousal is most likely to be associated with

REM sleep

forty year old robert insists that he never dreams. Research suggests that he probably would report a vivid dream if he were awakened during

narcolepsy

a disorder involving periodic uncontrollable attacks of overwhelming sleepiness

REM sleep

is called paradoxical sleep because our NS is highly active, while our voluntary muscles hardly move

tolerance

the need to take larger and larger doses of a drug in order to experience it's effect is an indication of

subconscious; conscious

___ info processing is more likely than ___ to occur simultaneously on several parallel dimensions

consciousness

our awareness of ourselves and our environment

LSD

after ingesting a small does of a psychoactive drug, Carol experienced vivid visual hallucinations and felt as if she were separated from her own body. Carol most likely experienced the effects of

hypnosis

research on susceptibility of ___ indicates that people who are highly responsive to this tend to have rich fantasy lives

marijuana; hallucinogen

THC, the active ingredient in ___, is classified as a ___

behaviorism

the school of thought in psychology that systematically avoided the study of consciousness during the first half of the century was

enhancing memory

researchers are most likely to question the value of hypnosis for

heroin

research on the use of addictive drugs indicates that many people are able to stop using ____ without professional help

social influence

experiments in which hypnotized individuals have been encouraged to perform apparently dangerous acts best illustrate that people are surprisingly susceptible to destructive ___

near-death

these experiences are quite similar to drug-induced hallucinogenic experiences

REM

also known as paradoxical sleep

consciousness rhythm

the biological clock

lysergic acid diethylamide

LAD

dualism

presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact

dissociation

split in consciousness

tolerance

diminishing effect of regular use of same dose of a drug

hypnosis

suggestion that certain thoughts, feelings, or behaviors will spontaneously occur

hallucinations

false sensory experiences

depressants

reduce neural activity and slow body functions

consciousness

our awareness of ourselves and our environment

opiates

depress neural activity

narcolepsy

sleep disorder

THC

major active ingredient in marijuana

stimulants

excite neural activity

delta

___ waves are large slow brain waves

alpha

___ waves are reassociated with relaxed, awake state

monism

presumption that mind and body are two aspects of same thing

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