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Unformatted text preview: Sociocognitive Theory o Barber and Spanos o Hypnosis is a product of expectations. o Hypnotically induced effects are not due to an altered state of consciousness but rather social role expectations. Psychoactive Drugs: Normal waking consciousness can be altered by psychoactive drugs, which are chemicals that induce changes in mood, thinking, perception, and behavior by affecting neuronal activity. o Depressants Reduce arousal by inhibiting activity in the central nervous system. Ethyl Alcohol Barbiturates Inhalants Opiates o Stimulants Increase arousal Caffeine Nicotine Amphetamines Cocaine o Hallucinogens Induce extreme alterations in consciousness LSD Marijuana or Hash Caffeine is the most widely used drug....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08