Psych Notes 3-25 - o Hallucinations. EEG...

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20:58 What is consciousness? Our awareness of ourselves and our environment. Altered States of Consciousness Daydreaming Sleeping Drug Induced Meditative/prayer induced Hypnosis Near death experiences Sleeping Circadian rhythm: biological clock; cyclical body rhythms o 25 hour cycle. o 9-10 hours is best for most people. o Should wake up rested. What if we don’t sleep enough? o Immune system suppressed. o Irritable, tired. o Poor judgment, poor concentration, poor creativity. o More accidents, slower reaction times, misperceptions.
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Unformatted text preview: o Hallucinations. EEG (electroencephalogram): trace electrical activity electrodes can be placed outside brain (humans) or inside brain (with animals). 1-2-3-4-3-2-REM-1-2-3-4-3-2-REMetc. REM: paradoxical sleep. 90 minute cycle. Purpose of dreaming o Jung and Freud o Information processing o Random neural activity (also called activation-synthesis theory) Sleep Disorders: Insomnia Narcolepsy Sleep Apnea Night terrors. 20:58 20:58...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Delaney during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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