overstimulation


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overstimulation

(ˌəʊvəˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
the act or instance of stimulating too much
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Without having a tinge of cruelty in his singular composition, he was undoubtedly callous from long overstimulation.
Consider the wastes incidental to the blind and haphazard production of commodities--the factories closed, the workers idle, the goods spoiling in storage; consider the activities of the stock manipulator, the paralyzing of whole industries, the overstimulation of others, for speculative purposes; the assignments and bank failures, the crises and panics, the deserted towns and the starving populations
Beyond the overstimulation of the eyes by staring at the screen for an extended period of time, the lack of melatonin can be especially harmful for young people, since it can disrupt sleeping habits, which can lead to a variety of other health problems.
Petting/Grooming-lnduced Aggression: May be caused by overstimulation because the person doesn't pick up on cues of impending aggression and the cat is trying to end the petting.
Wipplinger elucidates how the music of Wooding registered the shock of the aural experience of the metropolis, often inscribed as a sense of overstimulation, and how the common description of jazz as noise can be read as bridging the gap between the audience's system of aesthetic understanding, music, and modernity.
With society facing overstimulation and a need to take refuge, PPG Paints brand's Black Flame offers a comforting retreat, and a chance to start new, she added.
Overstimulation or hyperstimulation is well recognised with prostaglandin [E.
This overstimulation causes inflammation in the layers of the blood vessel wall.
This overstimulation of the brain's reward system causes the intens-ely pleasurable 'high' that can lead people to take a drug again and again.
This inhibition leads to an accumulation of acetylcholine in the synaptic cleft resulting in overstimulation of all acetylcholine receptors.
And overstimulation is a major problem for schoolchildren and students hooked on phones, social media, late-night TV, watching DVDs andso on.