Psyc 101 Chapter 5 Bold Terms

Random Science or definition Quiz

Can you name the Psyc 101 Chapter 5 Bold Terms?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments