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how do depressants usually make people feel?
is alcohol considered a depressant?
what slows the activiteis of the nervous system?
what increases the activity of the nervous system?
ideas which are not in your awareness but can be recalled
Altered State of conscoiusness
this is where a person's sense of themselves or the world changes
to hold in rapt attention, to caprture the attention completely
things controlled by the mind, such as basic bodily functions, of which you have no awareness
information in this part of the mind is hidden from conscious until recalled consciusly
an altered state of consciousness where people respond to any question and act as if in a trance.
the awareness of things that are both inside and outside ourselves
this recurring time period involved everything which occurs within a day, in humans
direct inner awareness
awareness of emotions, thoughts, memories, and images
strategies used to push painful or unacceptable ideas out of consciousness
how do scientists distinguish between different stages of sleep?
by using measurements of brain wave patterns