AP PSYCH CHAPTER 5 SLEEP

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AP PSYCH CHAPTER 5 SLEEP
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  1. focusing on a particular stimulus
    selective attention
  2. ideas are not in your awareness right now, but you could recall them if you had to
    preconscious 
  3. information stored here is unavailable to awareness under most circumstances
    unconscious 
  4. a state in which a person;s sense of self or sense of the world changed
    * dreaming
    * intoxication
    * meditation
    altered states of consciousness
  5. a sequence of bodily changed such as those in body temperature, blood pressure, and sleepiness and wakefulness that occurs every 24 hours.
    circadian rhythm 
  6. a stage of sleep in which our eyes are still moving even when they are closed
    REM (rapid eye movement) 
  7. the inability to sleep
    insomnia 
  8. a sleep disorder characterized by high arousal and apparent terror, seldom remembered
    night terror
  9. a rare sleep problem in which people suddenly fall asleep no matter what time it is or where they are
    narcolepsy 
  10. a method some people use to try to narrow their consciousness so that the stresses of the outside world fade away
    meditation
  11. awareness of things inside and outside of ourselves
    consciousness
  12. descriptive of bodily processes such as the growing of hair of which we are not aware
    nonconscious 
  13. a sleep disorder in which breathing is interrupted
    sleep apnea
  14. a system that provides or "feeds back" information about something happening in the body
    biofeedback
  15. an altered state of consciousness during which people respond to suggestions and behave as if though they are in a trance
    hypnosis
  16. in this technique, the therapist gives instructions during hypnosis that are to be carried out after the hypnosis session has ended
    • posthypnotic suggestion
    • - giving up smoking
  17. a compulsive need for a habit forming substance
    addiction
  18. drugs that slow the activity of the nervous system
    • depressants
    • - alcohol
    • - narcotics
  19. a state of drunkenness characterized by impaired coordination and judgment 
    intoxication 
  20. additive depressants that have been used to relieve pain and induce sleep
    narcotics 
  21. in contrast to depressants, increase the activity of the nervous system 
    - speed up heart and breathing rate
    - nicotine, amphetamines, and cocaine
    stimulants 
  22. another kind of stimulant
    - known for keeping people awake and for reducing appetite 
    - colorless liquid made up of carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen
    amphetamines 
  23. a perception of an object or a sound that seems real but is not
    hallucination 
  24. a false idea that seems real
    - if you thought you could fly
    delusion 
  25. is a drug that produces hallucinations 
    - may cause relaxation and pleasure
    - also causes panic
    - marijuana and LSD
    hallucinogen 
  26. the removal of the harmful substance from the body, a way of weaning addicts from the drug while restoring their health
    - most common with people addicted to alcohol or narcotics
    detoxification 

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