Psyc 101 Chapter 5 Bold Terms

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drugs that tend to increase central nervous system activation and behavioral activity
periodic fluctuations in physiological functioning
device that records the contractions of the heart
sleep disorder involving chronic problems in getting adequate sleep
drugs derived from opium that are capable of relieving pain
refers to a progressive decrease in a person's responsiveness to a drug as a result of continued use
a compound drug that is related to both amphetamines and hallucinogens, especially mescaline; aka 'ecstasy'
a deep stage of sleep marked by rapid eye movements, high frequency brain waves, and dreaming
chemical substances that modify mental, emotional, or behavioral functioning
splitting off of mental processes into two separate, simultaneous streams of awareness
a device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surface of the scalp
sleep problem involving frequent, reflexive gasping for air that awakens a person and disrupts sleep
a disease marked by sudden and irresistible onsets of sleep during normal waking periods
encompasses a variety of beverages containing ethyl alcohol
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consists of sleep stages 1 through 3, which are marked by an absence of rapid eye movements, relatively little dreaming, and varied EEG activity
the 24-hour biological cycles found in humans and many other species
sleep-inducing drugs that tend to decrease central nervous system activation and behavioral activity
exists when a person must continue to take a drug to avoid withdrawal illness
systematic procedure that typically produces a heightened state of suggestibility
exists when a person must continue to take a drug to satisfy intense mental and emotional craving
device that records eye movements
occurs when a person arises and wanders about while remaining asleep; also known as sleepwalking
refers to a family of practices that train attention to heighten awareness and bring mental processes under greater voluntary control
a diverse group of drugs that have powerful effects on mental and emotional functioning, marked most prominently by distortions in sensory and perceptual experience
the hemp plant from which marijuana, hashish, and THC are derived
consists of sleep stages 3 and 4, during which low-frequenct delta waves become prominent in EEG recordings
device that records muscular activity and tension

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