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*  Hypersomnia
... typically associated with arousal states) during NREM sleep. Also, researchers have shown that disrupting stage IV sleep ...
*  Ventrolateral preoptic nucleus
VLPO firing is inversely proportionate to the activation of the arousal system (as VLPO firing increases, the arousal system ... VLPO or the arousal system. Orexin neurons in the posterior of the hypothalamus excite brain nuclei in the arousal system and ... It is hypothesised in narcolepsy the reduced level of orexin means that the switch between the VLPO and the arousal system is ... It is hypothesised that disruption of the VLPO results in reduced and irregular inhibition of the arousal system by VLPO ...
*  Positive airway pressure
This reduces oxygen in the blood and causes arousal from sleep. The CPAP machine stops this phenomenon by delivering a stream ...
*  Obstructive sleep apnea
... called a neurological arousal. These arousals rarely result in complete awakening but can have a significant negative effect on ... Home oximetry, however, does not measure apneic events or respiratory event-related arousals and thus does not produce an AHI ... that may relax their body tone excessively and interfere with normal arousal from sleep mechanisms. Common symptoms of OSA ... 50 percent for 10 seconds or decreases by 30 percent if there is an associated decrease in the oxygen saturation or an arousal ...
*  Human sexual response cycle
Another aspect is the lack of concordance between subjective sexual arousal and genital arousal. Research by Meredith L. ... This leads to enhanced sexual arousal, which may ultimately result in orgasm. Consequently, this positive sexual arousal ... arousal, and orgasm disorders). Another issue is that, among women, there is a discrepancy between desire and arousal. After ... sexual arousal sometimes preceded sexual desire; at other times, desire presented before arousal. Because of the high ...
*  Erotic spanking
... is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. ... in order to heighten sexual arousal and feelings of helplessness. Many cultures describe pain as an aphrodisiac. For example, ...
*  Night terror
It is also common to see abrupt arousal from NREM sleep that does not progress into a full episode of a night terror. These ... Night terrors tend to happen during periods of arousal from delta sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep. Delta sleep occurs most ... Night terrors can often be mistaken for confusional arousal. While nightmares (bad dreams that cause feelings of horror or fear ... individual abruptly wakes from sleeping with a scream the individual experiences intense fear and symptoms of autonomic arousal ...
*  Flibanserin
Janssen, E, Bancroft J. The dual control model: The role of sexual inhibition & excitation in sexual arousal and behavior In ... and replaced with a new diagnosis called female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD). Flibanserin is used for hypoactive ...
*  Vaginal lubrication
It can vary in consistency, texture, taste, color, and odor, depending on sexual arousal, the phase of the menstrual cycle, the ... The findings suggest that VIP may participate in the control of the local physiological changes observed during sexual arousal ... Gregory Boyle (12 September 2003). "Effects of male circumcision on female arousal and orgasm" (PDF). Journal of the New ... Vaginal lubrication is always present, but production increases significantly near ovulation and during sexual arousal in ...
*  Relaxin-3
This has been confirmed in a growing number of rodent studies, which demonstrate relaxin-3 is able to modulate arousal, the ... "Distribution of relaxin-3 and RXFP3 within arousal, stress, affective and cognitive circuits of mouse brain". Journal of ... an emerging modulatory role in arousal, stress and memory". Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 35 (6): 1326-41. doi:10.1016/ ...
*  Personality theories of addiction
McCollam JB, Burish TG, Maisto SA, Sobell MB (April 1980). "Alcohol's effects on physiological arousal and self-reported affect ...
*  Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
Freedberg, David (2013) "Arousal by image", chapter in Bill Beckley, ed., Uncontrollable Beauty: Toward a New Aesthetics. ...
*  New Guinea singing dog
A trill, with a distinctly "bird-like" character, is emitted during high arousal. It is a high-frequency pulsed signal whose ... This scream has a strong arousal effect on most domestic dogs. Copulatory contractions: About 3 minutes after the start of the ... expressed in varying degrees depending on the level of arousal. In the complete expression, the head is swept to one side, nose ...
*  Advertising to children
The first route is the motivational arousal created in the advertisements. This generates expectations which can direct ...
*  Acetylcholine
In the central nervous system, ACh has a variety of effects on plasticity, arousal and reward. ACh has an important role in the ... They play an important role in arousal, attention, memory and motivation. Partly because of its muscle-activating function, but ...
*  Orexin-A
Taking orexin-A also increases arousal, alertness, attention, and muscle tone. Orexin-A has no effect on subjects who are well ...
*  Stanley Schachter
They also propose two conditions that can occur when a person is in a state of arousal: when there is an explanation and when ... One important piece of this theory is the misattribution of arousal. If the brain is unsure why it feels an emotion it will use ... When a person feels an emotion, physiological arousal occurs, and the person searches the environment for clues as to how to ... A person's experience of an emotion stems from the mental awareness of the body's physical arousal and the explanation one ...
*  Robert Taylor Segraves
Much of Segraves' work focuses on female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD). Noting that "somehow depression and libido are ...
*  Dominant response
Increased arousal "enhances an individual's tendency to perform the dominant response". This means that "whatever you are ...
*  Default mode network
The dorsal (upper) part of PCC involves involuntary awareness and arousal. The precuneus is involved in visual, sensorimotor, ...
*  Alexithymia
... difficulty identifying feelings and distinguishing between feelings and the bodily sensations of emotional arousal difficulty ... difficulty distinguishing between feelings and the bodily sensations of emotional arousal; confusion of physical sensations ...
*  Choke (sports)
Low arousal can lead to broad attention taking in irrelevant and relevant cues. High arousal can create low attention causing ... For example a lacrosse goalie with low arousal may focus more on whether or not a college scout is watching them, rather than ... A lacrosse goalie with high arousal may focus more on the opponents stick position instead of the opponents body position, ... Programs such as IZOF help identify an athletes anxiety zone creating a balance between arousal and somatic anxiety. ...
*  Dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia
Jacobs D, Silverstone T (May 1986). "Dextroamphetamine-induced arousal in human subjects as a model for mania". Psychological ...
*  Emetophilia
... is the sexual arousal from vomiting, or watching others vomit. It is sometimes referred to as a vomit fetish, and ...
*  Stan Tatkin
PACT is an integration of neuroscience, arousal regulation, and attachment theory. This therapy modality centers on early ...