Psychology 1101 Chapter 4
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the tendency to maintain a balance, or optimal level, within a biological system
the biological rhythm that occurs over approximately 24 hours
state is marked by relatively low levels of physical activity and reduced sensory awareness that is distinct from periods of rest while awake
theorist described dreams as having manifest and latent content
people become aware that they are dreaming and can control the dream's content.
researcher believed that dreams simply reflect life events that are important to the dreamer
An individual's airway becomes blocked during sleep.
a sleep-deprived individual will tend to take a shorter time to fall asleep during subsequent opportunities for sleep
result of insufficient sleep on a chronic basis
emotional, rather than a physical, need for a drug which may be used to relieve psychological distress
changes in normal bodily functions that cause a drug user to experience withdrawal symptoms upon cessation of use
clearing the mind in order to achieve a state of relaxed awareness and focus