Essays Tagged: "external stimuli"

Sleep and Sleeping Disorders

of physiological functions(blood pressure, breathing, heartbeat). And a relatively low response to external stimuli.What? And I thought sleep was something that you had to do when you were just to be ...

(3 pages) 146 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Apprehensive Apparition - hallucination

ning sounds you could ever experience. Hallucination is defined as sensory perception in absence of external stimuli. There are three characteristics: thoughts or memory images, perhaps when they are ... ey are as vivid and immediate as perceptions, are experienced as if they were perceptions; they are externalized, or projected, being experienced as if they came from outside the person; and the mista ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Nervous System: A basic Summary of the nervous system and some little peices on how it is affected by disease and drugs.

NERVOUS SYSTEMThe Nervous system receives sensory input from the internal and external environment. It then integrates the input in the sensory centers of the brain and responds ... have a second response system, the endocrine system. The nervous system controls fast responses to external stimuli, while the endocrine system controls longer lasting responses to internal stimuli; ... glands (effectors). The input that reaches the conscious level is what gives us a perception of our external environment.The Somatic Nervous systemThe somatic (skeletal) nervous system includes ...

(6 pages) 210 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Critically discuss research findings on altered states of awareness

es and their eyes begin to make slow rolling movements. However the sleeper is fairly responsive to external stimuli and if wakened during this stage they often report that they were not asleep at all ... e world decreases and the sleeper's waking threshold lowers thus it becomes increasingly harder for external stimuli to waken the sleeper. Nevertheless there is still some responsiveness to specific e ...

(6 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Nervous System

tem is the system of cells, tissues, and organs that regulates the body's responses to internal and external stimuli. In vertebrates it consists of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts o ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Convergent Evolution

natural selection is a strong driving force of change. Due to the similarities in environments and external stimuli, species adapt similarly in order to function more efficiently. Natural selection i ... on-ancestrally-related species? The common factor between these distant species is the environment. External environmental factors drive functional adaptation: they encourage specific genes to succeed ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Behaviorist description of depression

could result in depression that waxes and wanes in direct proportion to the presence or absence of external stimuli. The danger inherent is this view is of placing too strong a focus on those externa ...

(2 pages) 49 1 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Human Sexual Behavior

The meaning of "sexual" behavior as opposed to other manifestations of adjustive responses to external stimuli essentially is defined in terms of reproductive activities for all species except o ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Personality Paper

ted stimuli, such as their own ideas and inner thoughts, while extroverted people respond mainly to external stimuli, such as social situations and ideas from other people. Introverted people typicall ...

(12 pages) 93 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Untitled

incoordination peaked at the one hour interval subsiding in 8 hours when over reaction occurred to external stimuli; man reveals incapacitation of cognitive and motor function. High concentrations of ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Untitled

incoordination peaked at the one hour interval subsiding in 8 hours when over reaction occurred to external stimuli; man reveals incapacitation of cognitive and motor function. High concentrations of ...

(8 pages) 13 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dreams 2

o stimuli while the body is at rest, is essential. He states that dreams are the mind's reaction to external stimuli. For example, he did tests on many patients in which he would use external forces t ... ow dreams come about. However, Freud pondered the question of "why do we have dreams if there is no external stimuli present?" Thus, he concluded that if there is no external stimuli then the dreamer ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dreams

o stimuli while the body is at rest, is essential. He states that dreams are the mind's reaction to external stimuli. For example, he did tests on many patients in which he would use external forces t ... ow dreams come about. However, Freud pondered the question of "why do we have dreams if there is no external stimuli present?" Thus, he concluded that if there is no external stimuli then the dreamer ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is seeing the same as believing?

ons of the constructivist approach to perception states that perception is not always determined by external stimuli, such as our senses, and it is now commonly believed that emotional and motivationa ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychology 101

earned reactions that cause maladaptive behaviors. It is a common assumption that thoughts, and not external stimuli, directly cause emotions and behaviors and the cognitive part of CBT concentrates o ... itive qualities and strengths can helpto build and strengthen a positive view of oneself and reduce externalization of negative thoughts. The strength of the approach lies with the direct and proactiv ...

(30 pages) 289 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Motivation Profiles Paper

on.Marcelo's motivationMarcelo's motivation can be explained by Incentive theory, which holds that "external stimuli motivate people to act to obtain desirable goals or to avoid undesirable events" (C ...

(5 pages) 127 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Lithium Effects Baby?

months of a woman’s pregnancy is considered to be a critical period because during this period external stimuli can have a devastating affect on the development of the fetus. Since mother and chi ...

(4 pages) 1849 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays