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chapter nine activation-synthesis theory: a theory of dreaming that explains dreams as resulting from the incidential synthesis of cortical activity produced by mechanisms in the pons blindsight: the ability of a person who cannot perceive objects in a part of his or her visual field to reach for them accurately while remaining unaware of seeing them change blindness: failure to detect change when vision is interrupted circadian rhythm: a daily rhythmical change in behaviors or physiological processes cataplexy: a symptom of narcolepsy; although awake, the individual is temporarily paralyzed divided attention: the process by which we distribute awareness amount different stimuli or tasks so that we can respond to them or perform them simultaneously dichotic listening test: a task that requires a person to listen to one of two different messages being presented simultaneously, one to each ear, through headphones electromyogram: a record of muscle activity electro-oculogram: a record of eye movements
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course PSYCH 31762 taught by Professor Hubbell during the Spring '09 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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