Ch. 5 Consciousness

  1. Conscioussness
    subjective experiences of the world, our body and mind.
  2. Circadian Rhythm
    daily fluctuations in hormones, body temperature, brain waves and drowsiness that govern sleep/wake cycle
  3. Rapid Eye Movements (REM)
    vivid dreams
  4. REM Rebound
    automatically catch up on REM when we are deprived
  5. Insomnia
    difficulty falling or staying asleep
  6. Narcolepsy
    rapid, unexpected sleep
  7. Sleep Apnea
    blockage of airways during sleep
  8. Night Terrors
    sudden waking episodes
  9. Lucid Dreaming
    experience of becoming aware that one is dreaming
  10. Activation-Synthesis Theory
    dreams reflect brain activation while sleeping
  11. Neurocognitive Perspective
    cognitions shape our dreams
  12. Deja-vu
    feeling like reliving experience that is new
  13. Meditation
    training attention and awareness
  14. Hypnosis
    suggestions for altering perceptions, thoughts, feelings and behavious
  15. Past Life Regression Therapy
    therapeutic approach that hypnotizes and supposedly age regresses patients back to a revious life to identify the source of a present day problem
  16. Sociocognitive
    based on people's attitudes, beliefs, and expectations
  17. Dissociation
    based on separation between personality functions that are typically intergrated
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Ch. 5 Consciousness
Chapter 5 Consciousness for the Final Exam