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Psych 105 Study Guide Test - Psych 105 Study Guide Test#2...

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Psych 105 Study Guide Test #2 Consciousness Minimal Consciousness o Coma – eyes are closed an the person is unresponsive (reticular formation) o Vegetative state – eyes might be open but the person is still unresponsive “wakefulness without awareness” Moderate Consciousness – o Sleep, dreaming Circadian rhythms- the sleep and wake cycles, feeding, cellular regeneration REM – rapid eye movements o Some stimuli may wake you back to full consciousness Full Consciousness o Flow – exists when we thrive to the ability to rise to the occasion of challenging tasks o Mindfulness- a heightened state of awareness of the present moment o Attention – the limited capacity to process info that is under conscious control o Sustained attention – the ability to maintain focused awareness on a target or idea Sleep and the brain Beta waves – pattern of brain activity when one is awake ( a rapid low energy wave) Alpha waves – awake but relaxed slower state Theta waves – stage 1 of sleep, lower than alpha Delta waves – stage 3 of sleep higher energy wave than theta The functions of sleep
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