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COMPETING PHILOSOPHICAL THEORIES of CONSCIOUSNESS (2)

- DUALISM
- MONISM

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DUALISTS believe...

- HUMANS (and the UNIVERSE in general) consist of TWO MATERIALS: THOUGHT and MATTER

2

DUALISTS BELIEVE in ... ... Some even maintain that THOUGHT is ... and continues existing after the ... and ... DIE

- FREE WIL
- ETERNAL
- BRAIN
- BODY

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..... believe EVERYTHING is the SAME SUBSTANCE. THOUGHT is a ... ... of .... ... and STOPS ... when the BODY DIES.

- MONISTS
- BY-PRODUCT
- BRAIN PROCESSES
- EXISTING

4

PYSCHOLOGISTS define CONSCIOUSNESS as our LEVEL of .... about ... and our ...

- AWARENESS
- OURSELVES
- ENVIRONMENT

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CONCEPTS that DESCRIBE LEVELS of CONSCIOUSNESS (3)

- MERE-EXPOSURE EFFECT
- PRIMING
- BLIND SIGHT

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"occurs when we PREFER ... we have ... ... over NOVEL .., even if we do not ... ... seeing the old stimuli.

- MERE EXPOSURE EFFECT
- STIMULI
- SEEN BEFORE
- CONSCIOUSLY REMEMBER

7

"research participants respond more ... and/or ... to QUESTIONS they have ... ..., even if they do not ... seeing them."

- PRIMING
- QUICKLY
- ACCURATELY
- SEEN BEFORE
- REMEMBER

8

"Some people who report to be ... can accurately describe the ... of a ... ... or accurately ... objects they say they ... ..."

- BLINDSIGHT
- BLIND
- PATH
- MOVING OBJECT
- GRASP
- CANNOT SEE

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LEVELS of CONSCIOUSNESS (5)

- CONSCIOUS LEVEL
- NONCONSCIOUS LEVEL
- PRECONSCIOUS LEVEL
- SUBCONSCIOUS LEVEL
- UNCONSCIOUS LEVEL

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"Recalling a favorite toy as a child."

- PRECONSCIOUS LEVEL

11

"Level of consciousness that controls heartbeat, respiration, digestion and so on..."

- NONCONSCIOUS LEVEL

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"PRIMING and MERE-EXPOSURE EFFECT come from..."

- SUBCONSCIOUS LEVEL

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".... analysts believe some EVENTS and FEELINGS are ... to our conscious mind and are REPRESSED into the ... mind"

- PSYCHOANALYTIC
- UNACCEPTABLE
- UNCONSCIOUS

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"The period when we fall asleep. The stage between ... and ..."

- SLEEP ONSET
- WAKEFULNESS
- SLEEP

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"Our brain produces ... when we are DROWSY but AWAKE."

- ALPHA WAVES

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REM stands for...

- RAPID EYE MOVEMENT

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REM SLEEP is sometimes called ... ... since our brain waves appear as ... and ... as they do when we are AWAKE

- PARADOXICAL
- ACTIVE
- INTENSE

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Stages 3 and 4 is sometimes called ... ...

- DELTA SLEEP

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DELTA SLEEP seems to be very important in ... the body's ... ..., releasing ... ... in children, and ... our ... ...

- REPLENISHING
- CHEMICAL SUPPLIES
- GROWTH HORMONES
- FORTIFYING
- IMMUNE SYSTEM

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SLEEP DISORDERS (5)

- INSOMNIA
- NARCOLEPSY
- SLEEP APNEA
- NIGHT TERRORS
- SOMNAMBULISM

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... suffer from periods of INTENSE SLEEPINESS and may fall asleep at UNPREDICTABLE and INAPPROPRIATE times. They may fall into REM sleep regardless of what they are doing.

- NARCOLEPTICS

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... causes a person to stop breathing for short periods of time during the night

- APNEA

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DREAM THEORIES (3)

- FREUDIAN THEORY
- ACTIVATION-SYNTHESIS THEORY
- INFORMATION-PROCESSING THEORY

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... ... is the LITERAL content of our DREAMS.

- MANIFEST CONTENT

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"Unconscious meaning of the MANIFEST CONTENT."

- LATENT CONTENT

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This theory proposes that perhaps dreams are nothing more than the brains interpretations of what is happening PHYSIOLOGICALLY during REM SLEEP.

- ACTIVATION-SYNTHESIS THEORY

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"DREAMS may be stories made up by the LITERARY PART of our mind caused by the INTENSE BRAIN ACTIVITY during REM SLEEP."

- ACTIVATION-SYNTHESIS theory

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"This theory will point out that stress during the day will increase the number and intensity of dreams during the night."

- INFORMATION-PROCESSING THEORY

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"Perhaps the brain is dealing with DAILY STRESS and INFORMATION during REM SLEEP."

- INFORMATION-PROCESSING THEORY