Psych MOD 6&8
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Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
The biological clock; regular bodily rhymes that occur on a 24-hour cycle.
The focusing of the conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.
- RAPID EYE MOVEMENT
- A recurring sleep stage during which vivid dreams commonly occur.
Paradoxical sleep (REM)
Muscles are relaxed but other body systems are active. The body is internally aroused, with waking-like brain activity, yet asleep and externally calm.
- The tendency for REM sleep to increase following REM sleep deprivation.
- Created by repeated awakening during REM sleep.
- (since you are not getting enough sleep you go to REM faster)
Not an occasional inability to sleep when anxious or excited, but persistent problems in falling or staying asleep.
A sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks. The sufferer may lapse directly into REM sleep often at inopportune times.
A sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessations of breathing during sleep and repeated momentary awakenings.
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