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: our awareness of ourselves and our environment

Consciousness

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: a social interaction in which a person (the subject) responds to another person’s (the hypnotist’s) suggestions that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur

Hypnosis

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: a suggestion, made during a hypnosis session, to be carried out after the subject is no longer hypnotized; used by some clinicians to help control undesired symptoms and behaviors

Posthypnotic suggestion

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: a split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously with others

Dissociation

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: the biological clock; regular body rhythms (for example, of temperature ad wakefulness) that occur on a 24-hour cycle

Circadian rhythm

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: rapid eye movement sleep; a recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur. Also known as a paradoxical sleep, because the muscles are relaxed (except for minor twitches) but our body systems are active

REM sleep

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: the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state

Alpha waves

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: periodic, natural loss of consciousness - a distant from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation

Sleep

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: false sensory experiences, such as seeing something in the absence of an external visual stimulus

Hallucinations

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: the large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep

Delta waves

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: non-rapid eye movement sleep, encompasses all sleep stages except for R.E.M. Sleep

NREM sleep

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: a pair of cell clusters in the hypothalamus that controls circadian rhythm. In response to light, this causes the pineal gland to adjust melatonin production, this modifying our feelings of sleepiness

Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN)