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Unformatted text preview: chronic sleep deprivation Circadian rhythms: the regulation of biological cycles into regular patterns Dreams: the product of an altered state of consciousness in which images and fantasies are confused with reality Manifest content: the plot of a dream; the way a dream is remembered Latent content: what a dream symbolizes or the material that is disguised in a dream to protect the dreamer Activation- synthesis hypothesis: a theory of dreaming that proposes that neural stimulation from the pons activates mechanisms that normally interpret visual input Hypnosis: a social interaction during which a person responding to suggestions, experience changes in memory, perception, and/or voluntary action Meditation: a mental procedure that focuses attention on an external object or on a sense of awareness Chapter 4 Monday, September 12, 2011 6:14 PM Psychology 1001 Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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