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Psych 1101 Ch4 Notes

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These notes cover everything we went over of chapter 4. This material will be on the upcoming exam.
Elementary Psycology
Kara A. Dyckman
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psych1101, psych, Psychology, exam2
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Date Created: 09/14/16
Psych 1101 Ch4 Consciousness >The state of being aware of oneself, one’s thoughts, or the environment >You are conscious during sleep and even when you have no memory of certain events. The Nature of Consciousness >Automatic Processing: where there is little or no conscious effort -Many cognitive processing is done unconsciously >Selective Attention: you consciously decide what you want to focus on, ignoring other information Inattentional Blindness >If you are not paying attention to a certain thing, you are blind to it Levels of Consciousness >There are 6 levels: Wakefulness, Sleepiness, Drug-Induced State, Dreaming, Hypnotic State, and Meditative State Sleep >REM (Rapid Eye Movement) Sleep: Occurs when you are dreaming >Sleep Paralysis: Your muscles are paralyzed when in REM sleep Sleep Deprivation >Deterioration of physical and mental health -Cognitive Abilities: Memory, Attention, Reaction Time, Decision Making -Irritability -Microsleep: uncontrollable sleep that lasts several seconds REM Deprivation >REM Rebound Effect: When you get the chance for longer sleep, you spend more time in REM sleep and go into REM sleep faster. Circadian Rhythm >Daily patterns that affect behavior, alertness, and activity levels; follows a 24hr cycle of daylight and darkness >Your internal clock is located in the hypothalamus in the superchiasmatic nucleus (above the optic chiasm) Altered States of Consciousness >Psychoactive Drugs -Depressants: depress the central nervous system (CNS); neural activity is decreased; Causes your body and all of its functions to slow down -Barbiturates: sedative; slows you down externally and internally -Opioids: minimize perception of pain; can be exogenous (taken) or endogenous (internal) -Alcohol: can bind to the same receptors as gaba (an inhibitory neurotransmitter), creating more inhibitions in the nervous system -Stimulants: increases neural activity- creates more alertness, elevated mood -Cocaine -Amphetamines: increases the release of dopamine (a “feel better” neurotransmitter) -Caffeine: blocks adenosine (a relaxing neurotransmitter) -Hallucinogens: alters perceptions -LSD -Ecstasy (MDMA): increases serotonin (“feel better” neurotransmitter) -Marijuana >Hypnosis -Suggestion


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