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Flashcards in Conciousness Deck (31):
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Dualism

Everything consists of thought and matter

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Monosm

Everything is one substance

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Mere-exposure effect

Prefer stimuli seen before > new

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Priming

Tendency to respond faster to questions seen before

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Blind sight

Blind people can grasp objects

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Concious

Info currently aware of

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Nonconcious

Body processes controlled by mind (HR, BP)

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Preconcious

Info of self/environment not thinking about but could be

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Subconcious

No consciously aware of, exists due to behavior

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Unconcious

Repressed thoughts

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Sleep

Is also a state of conciousness

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Sleep Cycle and waves

Stage 1-theta waves
Stage 2-Sleep spindles
Stage 3-Delta waves
Stage 4-Delta waves
REM-paradoxical sleep

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REM rebound

REM deprived -> more longer REM next night

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narcolepsy

Intense sleepiness, sleep unpredictably

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Sleep apnea

Stop breathing for short time -> wake up

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Night terrors

REM but awake, children

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Somnambulism

Sleep walking, children

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Manifest content

Literal content of dreams

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Latent content

Unconscious meaning of manifest content

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Information processing theory

Dreams deal with stress of the day, integrate info

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Activation-synthesis theory

Dreams are random from high activity during REM

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Posthypnotic amnesia

Forget what happened when hypnotized

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Role theory

Some more hypnotic suggestibility, social phenomenon

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State theoyr

Altered state of conciousness

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Dissociation theory

Divide conscious voluntarily

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Agonist

mimic neurotransmitter

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Antagonist

block neurotransmitters

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Stimulants

Caffeine, cocaine, amphetamines, nicotine

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Depressants

Alcohol, barbiurates

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Hallucinogens

LSD, mushrooms, marijuana, reverse tolerance

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Opiates

Morphine, heroin; elevate endorphins