Health Psych 10/29
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Date Created: 10/29/15
102915 Thursday October 29 2015 1106 AM Sleep Overview Definition reduced or absent awareness How is sleep measured Subjective Sleep Assessment sleep diary by asking someone what their sleep was like how long did it take you to fall asleep how many times did you wake up in the night how long are you awake in the middle of the night when did you wake up Cons difficult to capture how much time you were awake in the night many factors in determining the amount of sleep Objective Sleep Assessment Actigraphy wristwatch sized monitor that measures sleep based on movements assesses overall patterns of sleep Cons only measuring movement not sleep Electroencephalography EEG measured sleep based on the electrical activity of the brain Sleep Stages Stage 1 very light most people think they are awake Stage 2 deeper light sleep Stage 3 and stage 4 very deep very important slow wave sleepgrowth hormones released during this sleep REIVI after stage 3 and 4 stage in which majority of dreams occur and remember very important a lot in 4th and 5th cycle Each cycle about 90 minutes Paradoxile sleep brain is very active but muscle tone is completely limp As we get older we sleep less What is a good night sleep Total Sleep Time individual variation 810 79 Sleep Onset Latency how much time does it take you to go to bed 15 20mins Sleep Efficiency time sleepingtime in bed Who tends to sleep poorly At risk nappers nightshift workers nighttime caffeine users anxiety depression stress lower socioeconomic status older adults
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