Psych Ch. 7 sect. 1

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Psych Ch. 7 sect. 1
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2011-11-27 13:46:27
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Sleep & dreams
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  1. Consciousness
    state of awareness
  2. Sleep
    • state of altered consciousness
    • we spend approx. 1/3 of life sleeping
  3. REM sleep
    • Stage of sleep
    • rapid eye movements
    • high brain activity
    • dreaming
  4. Circadian Rhythm
    rhythm of activity & inactivity lasting approx. 1 day
  5. Insomnia
    • sleep disorder
    • failure to get enough sleep at night to feel rested the next day
  6. Sleep Apnea
    • sleep disorder
    • having trouble breathing while asleep
  7. Narcolepsy
    • sleep disorder
    • suddenly falling asleep
  8. Nightmares
    unpleasant dreams
  9. Night terrors
    • sleep disruptions in Stage IV
    • involves screaming, panic, or confusion
  10. Sleepwalking
    • sleep disorder
    • walking/carrying out behaviors while asleep

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