Sleep and Consciousness
Sleep and Consciousness PSY 110
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Sleep and Altered States I What is consciousness The state of being aware of one s surroundings ll What is Altered Consciousness the idea that there is a difference between wakeful and altered states of consciousness seep daydreaming hypnosis meditation being high intense emotions Ill Sleep the best studied altered state A Brain activity varies during sleep B Circadian Rhythms hypnogogic statethe state between being awake and falling asleep REMrapid eye movement one sleep cycle lasts about 90 minutes daiy rhythms mediated by melatonin released in pineal gland SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder C Why do we sleep 1 Repair Theory because we need to repair damage of the day 2 Adaptive Nonresponding we have evolved sleep as a way to keep out of danger D Sleep Disorders Insomniasleep defecate Narcolepsysudden sleep attacks Sudden Infant Death SyndromeSlDSinfants die instantaneously in sleep Sleep Apneaforgetting to breath while sleeping Sleep walking Somnambulismoccurs in deep sleep Sleep talking Bed wetting Enuresis Nocturnal Myoclonussudden thrashing about E Why do we dream 1 Repression Hypothesis your unconscious mind is the seat of repressed memories Freud dreams represent wish ful llment dream is the royal road to the unconscious mind every dream has manifest contentobvious and latent content symbols quotthe dream landscape is the private property of the dreamerquot ActivationSynthesis HypothesisRandom Neural Activity dreams are random neural activity Problem Solving Hypothesis stress management Memory Consolidation the dream process saves dreams
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