Flashcards in PSY101 L05 Key Terms Ch 5 Deck (22):
The effect of hypnosis is partially the influence of the hypnotist and the abilities, beliefs, and expectations of the subject.
Sociocognitive explanation of hypnosis
Behavior exhibited when subjects thought they consumed liquor.
Label given to the physical and emotional symptoms associated with preceding menstruation.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Dreams reflect the ongoing conscious preoccupations of waking life.
Consciousness-altering drugs that produce hallucinations, change thought processes, or disrupt the normal perception of time and space.
Sleep periods characterized by eye movement, loss of muscle tone, and vivid dreams.
Rapid eye movement (REM)
Drugs that speed up activity in the central nervous system.
The theory that dreaming results from the cortical synthesis and interpretation of neural signals triggered by activity in the lower part of the brain.
Activation-synthesis theory of dreams
Physical and psychological symptoms that occur when someone addicted to a drug stops taking it.
A procedure in which the practitioner suggests changes in a subject's sensations, perceptions, thoughts, feelings, or behavior.
Drugs that slow activity in the central nervous system.
A drug capable of influencing perception, mood, cognition, or behavior.
Awareness of ourselves and the environment
A split in consciousness in which one part of the mind operates independently of others.
A periodic, more or less regular fluctuation in a biological system; it may or may not have psychological implications.
Drugs derived from the opium poppy that relieve pain and commonly produce euphoria.
A controversial disorder in which a person experiences depression during the winter and an improvement of mood in the spring.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Dreams reflect current concerns without problem solving.
Cognitive approach to dreams
A biological rhythm with a period (from peak to peak or trough to trough) of about 24 hours; from the Latin circa, "about," and dies, "a day."
Circadian [sur-CAY-dee-un] rhythm
Increased resistance to a drug's effects that accompanies continued use.
Periods of sleep with fewer eye movements.
Non-REM (NREM) sleep