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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alyce Kunde Jr. on Thursday September 17, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 2012 at Florida State University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see /class/205492/psy-2012-florida-state-university in Psychlogy at Florida State University.

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Date Created: 09/17/15
Learning Objectives Chapter 3 Consciousness Note Required material from this chapter has been shortened and will be covered in 1 lecture only The textbook content that you are required to know is limited to pgs 91103 What are biological rhythms Most importantly what is a llcircadian rhythmquot Biological rhythms are periods of time when our bodies and mind fluctuate Circadian cycle is the body s 24 hour cycle How do cues from the environment influence our sleepwake cycle Light activates retinal proteins that then trigger signals to the suprachiasmatic nucleus SCN in the hypothalamus causing the brain s pineal gland to decrease its production of melatonin sleep inducing hormone s sleep important What are the effects of sleep deprivation Sleep is important to awake refreshed sustain better moods and perform more efficient and accurate work Some effects of sleep deprivation are poor performance in work and school weight gain lower ability to learn weakened immune system increase in disease and sickness memory loss and fatal highway accidents What are the current theories regarding why we need sleep We need sleep to protect us from danger at night to help us recuperate and restore brain tissue to make memories to feed creative thinking and to grow What are the various stages of sleep and what does each stage involve How do the sleep stages cycle over the course of a night Awake alpha waves presleep when your eyes are closed Stage 1 slowed breathing and irregular brain waves hallucinations hypnagogic sensations feeling like you re falling Stage 2 Sleep spindles bursts of rapid rhythmic brainwave activity Stage 3 Beginning of delta waves transition into stage 4 Stage 4 Large slow delta waves lasting for about 30 minutes hard to wake deep sleep REM rapid sawtoothed brain waves raised heart rate rapid and irregular breathing rapid eye movements aroused genitals relaxed muscles Cycle Awake 1 2 3 4 3 2 REM What s wrong with using sleeping pills or alcohol to facilitate sleep People become dependent on either and the insomnia worsens when those elements are removed or discontinued Describe the major sleep disorders mentioned in the textbook Insomnia Persistent problems in falling or staying asleep Narcolepsy Uncontrollable sleep attacks sufferers temporarily lapsing into REM sleep Relative absence of orexin a neurotransmitter linked to alertness Sleep apnea Temporary cessations of breathing during sleep and momentary awakenings Blood oxygen arouses them after a minute of no air resulting in a quotsnortquot of breath Linked with fatigue depression and obesity Night terrors Mostly targeted to children Doubling of heart and breathing rates fleeting frightening images occurring during stage 4 also including sleep walking and talking


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