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Psychology sleep vce Unit
What is sleep?
It is a
naturally and regularly occurring
ASC and characterised by
loss of awareness
if you internal state and external surroundings.
Describe the restoration theories of sleep
-Sleep enables body to recover from wear and tear
-Enables growth and development
-NREM sleep restores physiological processes
-REM sleep restores mental functioning and assists with learning and memory
What are limitations of the restoration theories of sleep?
-Quadriplegics still spend a significant amount of time sleeping despite little physical activity