Psyc 2010 Ch 3 Notes
Psyc 2010 Ch 3 Notes Psyc 2010 sec 3- Taylor
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Date Created: 01/28/16
Psyc Chapter 3: Consciousness & the 2 Track Mind Sleep & Dreaming I. Sleep: The Biological Basis ● circadian rhythms ○ Entrainment body responds to external cues ■ rhythm is synchronized with external event ○ Endogenous rhythms ■ generated within us ● controlled in part by the hypothalamus in tuprachiasmic nucleus ○ bright light signals the nucleus to decrease melatonin production, disrupting sleep A. Sleep Stages defined by brain waves 1. Alpha Stage: awake but not relaxed; alpha waves (hypnagogic state) 2. Sleep Stages: ● 3 “nonREM” stages ○ NREM1: theta waves ○ NREM2: sleep spindles bursts of irregular activity ○ NREM3: delta waves deepest sleep ○ One ‘’RapidEyeMovement’’ stage (random waves) B. Sleep Deprivation & Disorders ○ research shows that working the shift for 3 weeks is much less stressful ○ follow the clock when setting shift sequence ○ increase in physical stress & social stress when rhythm is disrupted ○ Disorder #1: Sleep apnea wake up & gasping for air symptoms include waking up suddenly, breathlessness breathing actually stops II. Dreaming A. Theories of Dreaming
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