Create an account
our awareness of ourselves and the environment, changes in predictable ways without help from drugs
periodic fluctuation in a biological system, may or may not have psychological implications
a hormone secreted by the pineal gland that is involved in the regulation of daily biological rythms
seasonal affective disorder
a controversial disorder in which a person expereinces depression during winter and improved mood in spring
disorder in which breathing briefly stops during sleep causing person to choke and gasp and awaken
psychoanalytic theory of dreams
they allow us to express forbidden or unrealistic wishes and desires that have been forced into the unconscious part of the mind and disguised as symbolic images
cognitive approach to dreams
emphasizes current concerns but it makes no clams about problem dolving during sleep
activation synthesis theory of dreams
dreams are not children of an idle brain rather they are result of neurons firing in pons
procedure, practitioner suggests changes in a sunjects sensations, perceptions, thoughts, feelings, behavior
sociocognitive explanation of hypnosis
effects of hypnosis result from an interaction between the social influence of the hypnotist and the abilities, beliefs and explanations of the subject
drugs produce feelings of excitement confidence and well being or euphoria, speed up activity in CNS
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together