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Psychology-Chapter 5 Test
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a psychological construction
a concept used to talk about something we cannot see, touch, or measure directly
ideas are not is your awareness right now, but you could recall them if you had to
unavailable to awareness under most circumstances; subconscious
many of our basic biological functions exists at this level
altered state of consciousness
a person's sense of self or sense of the world changes
much of how people, animals, and even plants function is governed by this
rapid eye movement sleep
a stage of sleep, beneath our closed lids , our eyes are moving rapidly
the inability to sleep
similar to nightmares, but more severe
breathing interruption that occurs during sleep
rare sleep problem, people suddenly fall asleep no matter what time it is or where they are
a method some people use to try to narrow their consciousness so that the stresses of the outside world fade away
a system that provides, or "feeds back" information about something happening in the body
an altered state of consciousness, people respond to suggestions and behave as though they are in a trance
to help someone quit a habit such as overeating or smoking
to a drug means that after a person takes that drug for a while, his or her body craves it to just feel normal
drugs that slow the activity of the nervous system
another word for drunkenness
addictive depressants that have been used to relieve pain and induce sleep
increase the activity of the immune system
another kind of stimulant, known for helping people stay awake and reducing appetite
a perception of an object or sound that seems real but isn't
a false idea that seems real
the removal of the harmful substance from the body, is a way of wearing addicts from the drug while restoring their health
consciousness as sensory awareness
When you hear your teacher's voice, smell pizza, and see a raindrop glisten on a leaf.
consciousness as direct inner awareness
Imagining jumping in a pool or pond on a hot day and feeling the cool refreshing water
thought you would have on a preconscious level
What I wore to school yesterday or what I had for breakfast this morning.
thought you would have on a nonconscious level
Breathing, your hair, and fingernails growing
thought you would have on an unconscious level
Being invited to a party, but being distracted while you are getting ready, you probably don't want to go
being in an altered state of consciousness
Sleeping, being under the influence of drugs, meditation, and hypnosis
How many hours will a body typically function on if clocks and external stimuli are taken away
What type of machine is used to measure brain waves
Beta, alpha, theta, and delta waves
4 different types of brain waves
During an 8 hour night of sleep, how many times do we go through a full sleep stage?
A 17 year old boy that did a study on what would happen if people forced themselves to go without sleep. The study showed him that going without sleep made him irritable, couldn't focus his eyes, had speech difficulties, and memory lapses.
During which stage of sleep do we always dream?
Feud's beliefs about dreams
That they were unconscious thoughts that may be unacceptable, perhaps even painful. He also believed that dreams were symbols, he thought those dreams were a way that people dealt with pain that cannot be dealt with in daily life.
Insomnia, night terrors, sleep apnea, and narcolepsy
What are some typical sleep problems?
tips given to a person with insomnia
Tense muscles one at a time and let the tension go away, avoid worrying in bed, establish a routine, and use pleasant images or daydreams to relax.
Snakes or murders
What are some things that common nightmares may include?
People who are anxious or depressed
What types of people typically have more nightmares?
Night terrors are more severe than nightmares
What is the difference between nightmares and night terrors?
During which stage of sleep do nightmares occur?
stages 3 and 4
During which stage of sleep do night terrors occur?
anesthetic, reduce anxiety, manage pain, or overcome fears
What are some things that hypnosis is used for
What was Freud's theory on hypnosis?
He thought being hypnotized permitted people to return to childish ways of behaving.
What is the "role theory" when talking about hypnosis?
People who are hypnotized are playing a part as if in a play.
How do posthypnotic suggestions work?
A therapist gives instructions during hypnosis that are supposed to be carried out after the session has ended.
nicotine, amphetamines, cocaine
removing the substance from the body
hey are given controlled amounts and less dangerous amounts of the drug or a less addictive substances, till the person is weaned off of it
treat stimulants and depressant abuse, can be group or individual
talk with people that are going through the same situation currently or have been through the same thing in the past, provides emotional and moral support
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