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What is a lucid dream
A dream when the dreamer knows that they are dreaming
Sufferer goes into rem sleep at inappropriate times
what is the difference between tolerance and withdrawl
tolerance is when the user has to take higher doses and withdrawl is when you dont have the drug and it feels uncomfortable.
examples of circadium rhythim
temperature in the morning rising, blood preassure, production of hormones
what are the three basic categories of phychoactive drugs
what was timothy Leary known for.
He was a believer of therapuic,spiritual benefits of LSD
What i the diff between physical and phychological dependence?
Physical is when you physically need the drug and phychological is when you phychologically need it
What is Ivan Pavlov know for?
wht is the diff between a conditioned and an unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response is unlearned and conditioned is learned.
what is the difference between a conditioned and unconditioned stimulus
unconditioned stimulus natuarally gives a response and conditioned has to be triggered.
What is neutral stimulus repeadetly paired with?
What is behaviorism
A belief that science should be an objective science and based on observable behavior
What is skinner known for?
Skinner designed an operant chamber. (skinner box)
fixed radio schedules
like a buy 10 get 1 free drink coupon
variable ratio schedule
Like a slot machine provides reinforsement after an unpredictable number of responses
Fixed interval schedule
like people checking the mail closer to the time that its supposed to come
variable interval schedules
sounds like "you've got mail" making checking mail more often
What is Ebbinhaus known for?
he said practice makes perfect
what is the average number of unrelated items that a human being can remember?
what is the difference between iconic memory and echoing memory
iconic memory is photographic memory and echoing is auditory
what is priming?
memoryless memory often uncontious
what is repression?
a belief tha our memory system is self sensored. We repress painful memories
what did Elizabeth Loftus study and what did she conclude