Sleep

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kirstenp
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Sleep
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2014-01-29 10:19:55
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Sleep
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  1. What is sleep?
    It is a naturally and regularly occurring ASC and characterised by loss of awareness if you internal state and external surroundings.
  2. 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
  3. What are limitations of the restoration theories of sleep?
    • -Quadriplegics still spend a significant amount of time sleeping despite little physical activity
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