AP Psychology Homework
States of Consciousness
- According to Freud, this is the remembered "story line" of a
dream. _____________ ________________
- A sleep disorder involving recurring problems with falling or staying
- The major active ingredient in marijuana. ________________
- The relatively slow brain waves seen in people while in a relaxed, yet
awake state. ____________________ ___________________
- Our biological clock or our regular body rhythms, (e.g., temperature,
heart rate, and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle.
- A physiological need for a drug, marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms
when the drug is discontinued. ___________________ _________________
- Hilgardís term describing hypnotized subjectís awareness of
experiences, such as pain, that go unreported during hypnosis.
- REM sleep is also known by this term because our muscles are relaxed
(except for minor twitches), but other body systems are quite active.
- Psychedelic ("mind altering") drugs, such as LSD, that distort
perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input.
- Our awareness of our environment and ourselves. ________________________
- Opium and its derivatives, such as morphine and heroin. They depress
neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety.
- The large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep. __________________
- A sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessation of breathing during
sleep and consequent reawakenings. ___________________ ________________
- A chemical substance that alters perception and mood.
- The presumption that the mind and the body are two separate and distinct
entities that interact. ______________________
- According the Freud, the underlying but censored meaning of a dream.
- The diminishing effect with regular use of the same dose of a drug,
requiring the user to take larger and larger doses before experiencing the
drugís effect. ___________________________
- The tendency for REM sleep to increase following REM deprivation.
- A sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks. The
sufferer may lapse into REM sleep, often at inopportune times.
- The discomfort and distress that follows the discontinuation of an
addictive drug. _________________________
- The supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hypnosis.
This is typically induced by the hypnotistís suggestion.
- Drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines, and cocaine) that excite
neural activity and speed up body functions. ______________________________
- Drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural
activity, slow body functions, and impair memory and judgment.
- A split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and behaviors to
occur simultaneously with others. (Some believe this is what occurs during
- The presumption that mind and body are different aspects of the same
- An altered state of consciousness reported after a close brush with death.
It is often similar to drug-altered hallucinations.