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Unformatted text preview: Midterm 3 Review States of Consciousness: drugs, sleep, arousal, alertness (stages), hypnosis, meditation, daydreaming, delirium Ideal level for particular task engaged in (pilot) Purpose of attention: ?? focus our awareness Studies of blindness: change blindness about 2/3 fail to notice Supranucleochiasmus hypothalamus, regulate sleep and wakefulness, responsive to changes of light Melatonin hormone that encourages sleep oxytocin Brain waves resemble waking 6brain waves Sleepwalkers not acting out dreams (not REM sleep) deepest sleep stages, wont have heart take (stage 3/4) Sleep spindles burst of particular type of wave in thalamus, theta Night terrors, Teeth-grinding (bruxism), sleep-talking low-risk sleep apnea, no REM paralysis, narcolepsy Low risk more common in children, high risk more in adult 90 minutes full sleep stage more REM Energy conservation, reduced calorie needs, no hunting at night effectively, memory consolidation, memory...
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- Spring '07