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Introduction to Psychology - Module 11: Sleep

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Introduction to Psychology - Module 11: Sleep PSY 2012

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Week 5 Notes on brainwaves, Sleep Stages and sleeping disorders
Introduction to Psychology
Professor Wes Keene
Class Notes
Intro to Psychology, Psychology




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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessica Notetaker on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 2012 at Gulf Coast State College taught by Professor Wes Keene in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at Gulf Coast State College.


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Date Created: 09/21/16
Identify the Types of Brain Waves Beta: Completely alert. Full attention. Very small and very fast. Indicate lots of brainwaves Alpha: Relaxed, drowsy, still paying attention but slowing down. Theta: Larger and slower, early stages of sleep. Delta: Largest and slowest. Brain is active but barely. Summarize the Stages of Sleep: N1: (Light Sleep) Most people will tell you they weren’t asleep. Their eyes were closed but they think they weren’t asleep. Hypnic Jerks Hypnogogic Images or Hallucinations Mild. N2: (Sleep Spindles) N3: (Delta Waves Roll in) Deepest level of sleep Go back through N2 and then N1 and then to R. R: (Rem Sleep) Dream stage Paralyzed. Major Sleep Disorders: Temporary Insomnia: Temporary usually due to stress. Chronic Insomnia: Can be a life-long problem, doesn’t need a trigger. Falling asleep and staying asleep Narcolepsy: Falling asleep when you aren’t trying to Sleep Apnea: Trouble breathing while asleep. Nearly 10 seconds or more Somnambulism: Sleep walking. Always wake someone up when they are sleep walking Cooking, walking, More frequent in boys. Night terrors: State of panic, difficult to wake them up. Confused, not really dreaming. Nightmares: For your original post, describe your sleeping habits, connecting them to information from the textbook. For your response post, give a classmate strategies to improve their sleeping habits using information from the textbook.


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