Exam_2_Review_Sheet_2007_____Hoffman - Psychotropic drugs 3...

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PSYC 2004 Review Sheet for Hoffman’s Half of Exam 2 Key Terms/Concepts --- Consciousness Vision: role of the retina, plasticity of the visual cortex Definitions of consciousness, awareness, attention, and cocktail party phenomenon Consciousness from a Freudian perspective Id, ego, superego Unconscious, preconscious, conscious; the Iceberg Model; Freudian slips Sleep Why we sleep Circadian rhythms EEG activity; amplitude and frequency 5 stages of sleep --- what happens during each, when each occurs (the sleep cycle) Age changes and sleep Detrimental effects of sleep deprivation; effects of alcohol on sleep Dreaming --- psychodynamic (Freud, Jung), cognitive (day residue), and physiological perspectives Hypnosis 2 views on what it is Misconceptions about it Meditation What meditation is, what mindfulness is Possible therapeutic benefits
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Unformatted text preview: Psychotropic drugs 3 general effects Categories --- depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens The mesolimbic pathway Specific examples --- LSD, peyote, marijuana, and caffeine; what are the effects of each, and what neurotransmitter pathways does each affect Tolerance and withdrawal --- definitions, physiological mechanism involved, which of the drugs discussed are more/less likely to lead to tolerance, withdrawal, and addiction Key Terms/Concepts --- Memory Memory as an ability, and a storage system Memory theory Encoding, storage, and retrieval The Information Processing Model Levels of Processing approach Frailty, limitations of memory Decay, motivated forgetting, proactive and retroactive interference Inaccuracies in eyewitness testimony (work by Loftus, Kassin)...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Spring '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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