Explain why some people become regular users of conscious-altering drugs.

Posted by admin on February 7, 2018 in Articles

Roberto Acosta
PSYC 1101
Essay 1QUESTION 1
Watch this following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPJ0729NVjw Summarize the main points of the video. Do you consider yourself an early riser or a night owl? How do our circadian rhythms (biological clock) relate to our productivity throughout the day? How can you organize your day so you can be productiveThe Early Birds vs Night Owls video explains the reason of the relationships and differences in productivity and functionality between morning and night people. Morning people are claimed to be more productive or have more of an “advantage” than night owls due to morning people being more proactive, optimistic, and less prone to depression and/or addictions. This is true to a certain extent, but in contrast night owls make up for it in creativity and better thinking capabilities. I’ve always been a night owl; not sure who in my family I’ve inherited it from, but I enjoy everything about it. I tend to enjoy any part of the day that is quiet, which majority of the time is at night and it allows me to focus more on my week and interests. Our bodies and biological clock naturally sync from the morning until night and repeats. Based on productivity, our minds tend to work better during daily peak hours in circadian arousal. QUESTION 2
Describe how much information we can consciously attend to at once? Does this mean that we are great “multi-taskers”? Provide examples to support your answer. Make sure to include the difference between selected and divided attention.
The human brain consists of about one billion neurons. Each neuron forms about 1,000 connections to other neurons, amounting to more than a trillion connections. As for at once, not it depends, due to a variety of reasons from attention disorders to environmental factors, in contrast, the human brain cell can hold five times as much information as an encyclopedia. Concepts of divided attention are concerned with limitations of…