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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