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level of consciousness outside of awareness, contains memories and feelings that can be brought into the conciousness
subconcious, level of consciousness that incudes thoughts not avalible to conscious awareness
level of consciousness devoted to processes completely inaccessible to concious awareness
controls biological block, regulates changes in blood pressure, body temp, pulse, blood sugar, hormones, activity, sleep and wakefulness over 24 hours
neural netweork in brainstem and midbrain essential to the regulation of sleep wakefulness, arousal and attention
Stage 4 sleep
deepest sleep stage, slowed heart rate and respitratioon, lowered temprature and blood flow to the brain, growth hormone secreted
sleep stage when eyes move, 5-6 times per night, 80% dreaming, constitutes of 20% of sleep time, skeletal muscles are paralyzed
during REM sleep, the brainstem stimulaes the forebrain with random neural activity which we interpret as a dream
cognitive information processing theory
dreams are the interplay of brain waves and psychological functioning of the interpretive parts of the mind
set of techniques used to focus concentration away from toughts and feels in order to create calmness, tranquility and inner peace
a chemical that can pass through the blood/brain barrier to alter preconception, thinking, behavior and mood
addiction, blood chemisty changes from taking a drug, the body needs to take the drug again to prevent withdrawl
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