ap psych ch.5

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biological rhythms
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  1. our awareness of ourselves and our environment
    conciousness
  2. regular ups and downs of psychological functioning
    biological rhythms
  3. biological rhythmsare synchronized with externalevents
    entrainment
  4. when biological rhythms continue to occur even without external time cues
    endogeneous
  5. circadian rhythms
    every 24 hours, reflect adaptation of organisms to changes associated with earth (sleep-wake)
  6. SCN
    tear drop shaped cluster of cells in hypothalamus that contains our biological clock
  7. melatonin
    pineal gland, (light-dark cycle)
  8. internal desynchrinization
    adjusting to new rhythms, (jetlag, etc.)
  9. SAD
    • depressed in winter, happy with sun
    • (seasonal)
  10. SAD patients
    abnormality in secretion of melatonin, half hour longer in winter than in summer
  11. PMS emotional symptoms
    fewer than 5% have symptoms predictably
  12. no _______exists in mood
    gender differences
  13. no relationship exists between _______ and ______
    Period & emotional symptoms
  14. testosterone rises _____ a man behaves agressively
    after

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