Psyc 101 Chapter 5 Bold Terms

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

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