STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS
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Defines and explores the many different levels of human consciousness. Topics covered include levels of awareness, divided consciousness, unconsciousness, daydreaming, altered states of consciousness, sleep patterns, Freud’s theory of dreams, sleep deprivation and disorders (insomnia, nightmares, sleepwalking, narcolepsy, apnea, night terrors, SIDS), types of drugs and their effects on human consciousness, physiological vs. psychological dependence on drugs, hypnosis, Freud’s theory of the unconscious, posthypnotic suggestions, the placebo effect, biofeedback, stress-related disorders, meditation.
This title is part of the series: WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?
Social Studies School Service