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Lecture Slides Test 2 - Consciousness and its Altered...

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2/28/11 Consciousness and its Altered States
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2/28/11 The Terri Schiavo case was a legal battle between the husband and the parents of Teresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo that lasted from 1998 to 2005. After a heart attack
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2/28/11 The Terri Schiavo case was a legal battle between the husband and the parents of Teresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo that lasted from 1998 to 2005.
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2/28/11 Attentio n Deficit Disorde r Normal flow of attention Lowered Attention Heightene d Attention Stress
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2/28/11 Consciousness: the state of being aware of (attentive to or reflective to) self Awareness : “I exist, I am” Consistency : “I remain the same when I wake up tomorrow” Identity : “I am different from you”
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2/28/11 Consciousness: Normal flow of consciousness: Attentionk F ° ° e ° Inattention Sleep Trance Meditation Hypnosis Coma
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2/28/11 Trance is a sleeplike state marked by reduced sensitivity to stimuli, loss or alteration of knowledge, and automatic motor activity. Trances are often induced by external sources such as music, singing, and direct suggestion from another person. Trances may provide a sense of protection, wisdom, and greatness. For the group, it can induce a sense of togetherness and unity.
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2/28/11 Clairvoyance or clear seeing , stood for the supposed extrasensory power of an individual, that is, the power to see or feel objects or events that could not be perceived by the senses or measured objectively. A fashion, a trend, and a faith— spiritualism was a belief that the living could correspond with the deceased through special channels of communication. Psychology: science and popular beliefs
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2/28/11 Séance: A gathering of people to receive messages from spirits or to listen to a medium who would relay messages from spirits. Spiritualism was a form of
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