AP Psychology Homework
States of Consciousness

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  1. According to Freud, this is the remembered "story line" of a dream. _____________ ________________

  2. A sleep disorder involving recurring problems with falling or staying asleep. _________________

  3. The major active ingredient in marijuana. ________________

  4. The relatively slow brain waves seen in people while in a relaxed, yet awake state. ____________________ ___________________

  5. Our biological clock or our regular body rhythms, (e.g., temperature, heart rate, and wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle. ________________________ __________________

  6. A physiological need for a drug, marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the drug is discontinued. ___________________ _________________

  7. Hilgardís term describing hypnotized subjectís awareness of experiences, such as pain, that go unreported during hypnosis. _____________________ __________________

  8. REM sleep is also known by this term because our muscles are relaxed (except for minor twitches), but other body systems are quite active. ___________________ _____________________

  9. Psychedelic ("mind altering") drugs, such as LSD, that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input. _____________________

  10. Our awareness of our environment and ourselves. ________________________

  11. Opium and its derivatives, such as morphine and heroin. They depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety. ______________________

  12. The large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep. __________________ _____________

  13. A sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessation of breathing during sleep and consequent reawakenings. ___________________ ________________

  14. A chemical substance that alters perception and mood. _____________________ _______________

  15. The presumption that the mind and the body are two separate and distinct entities that interact. ______________________

  16. According the Freud, the underlying but censored meaning of a dream. ___________________ ____________________

  17. 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. ___________________________

  18. The tendency for REM sleep to increase following REM deprivation. _________ _________________

  19. A sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks. The sufferer may lapse into REM sleep, often at inopportune times. ________________________

  20. The discomfort and distress that follows the discontinuation of an addictive drug. _________________________

  21. The supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hypnosis. This is typically induced by the hypnotistís suggestion. _____________________ ___________________

  22. Drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines, and cocaine) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions. ______________________________

  23. Drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity, slow body functions, and impair memory and judgment. ______________________

  24. A split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously with others. (Some believe this is what occurs during hypnosis). _________________________

  25. The presumption that mind and body are different aspects of the same thing. _____________________

  26. An altered state of consciousness reported after a close brush with death. It is often similar to drug-altered hallucinations. ____________________________ ____________________________

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