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AP Psychology CrossWord

the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state
the recurring periods, mainly associated with the deeper stages of sleep, when the sleeper is not showing rapid eye movements
a sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessations of breathing during sleep and consequent momentary reawakenings
the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus
a condition in which a sleeper is unable to move any of the voluntary muscles, except those controlling the eyes. it normally occurs during REM sleep.
a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind
the theory that dreams begin with random electrical ACTIVATION coming from the brain stem. Dreams, then, are the brain's attempt to make sense of - to SYNTHESIZE - this random activity.
austrian physician whose work focused on the unconscious causes of behavior and personality formation; founded psychoanalysis
according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream
short bursts of brain waves detected in stage 2 sleep
a social interaction in which one person suggests to another that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts or behaviors will spontaneously occur
periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness
supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hypnosis
the gradual, physical process of converting new long-term memories to stable, enduring long-term memory codes
sudden loss of muscle control
false sensory experiences, such as seeing something in the absence of an external visual stimulus
a sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks
hormone released by the pineal gland in response to daily cycles of light and dark
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a 24-hour cycle
recurring problems in falling or staying asleep
according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
short bursts of sleep as a result of complete exhaustion. can occur during driving and can last a few seconds or thirty seconds
the large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep
the tendency for REM sleep to increase following REM sleep deprivation