Outline of Neuroscience - Arousal


Arousal is a physiological and psychological state of being awake or reactive to stimuli.

  • Sleep
  • Anesthesia
  • Coma
  • Reticular formation

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Other articles related to "arousal":

Low Arousal
... Low arousal most likely refers to when a person is in a state of low arousal ... It can also refer to Low arousal approach, deals with how staff handles patients who are sexually aroused Low arousal theory, explains that individuals who have antisocial ...
Bruce Conforth - Altered States of Consciousness Research
... and light devices may cause simultaneous ergotropic arousal, or arousal of the sympathetic nervous system and the cerebral cortex, associated with 'creative ... concludes, 'these two states may be interpreted as hyper- and hypo- arousal, or ecstasy and samadhi.'" ...
Low Arousal Approach - Arousal Curve and Information Processing
... majority of individuals spend time in a state of arousal equilibrium ... In the case of people with an ASD, two distinct arousal groupings have an effect on behaviour ... experience either constant or intermittent states of hyper-arousal ...
Low Arousal Approach - Evidence - Hyper- or Hypo-arousal?
... Hyper-arousal is not universally accepted by all researchers ... review of sensory difficulties in autism concluded that the experimental evidence or hyper-arousal was at best mixed ... First, ASD is a heterogeneous condition and the assumption that hyper-arousal should be a general explanatory theory of autism was too broad ...
Abnormally Increased Behavioral Arousal
... Anatomically this is a disorder of the limbic system, hypothalamus, temporal lobes, amygdala and frontal lobes ... It is not to be confused with mania ...