CH 14 bb Study Guide

CH 14 bb Study Guide - What can cause disruption of...

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CH 14 Study Guide Know sleep stages and how the brain waves recorded by the EEG change through the stages. What is slow-wave sleep? Know the progression of sleep stages during a complete sleep cycle. How does the time spent in particular stages change over the night? What is REM sleep? Why is it paradoxical? Do animals show REM sleep? What evidence indicates that animals dream during REM sleep? Compare and contrast REM sleep with waking. What is a circadian rhythm? What is the relationship between circadian rhythms and light? How common are circadian rhythms in the animal kingdom? What is meant by free-running period? When are most humans sleepiest? Why are some people night owls while others are early birds? What is the suprachiasmatic nucleus? Where is it? What evidence indicates its involvement in circadian rhythmicity? By what means does light affect the SCN? What is the relationship among melatonin, the pineal gland, and the SCN?
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Unformatted text preview: What can cause disruption of circadian rhythms and what effects does this disruption have on people? What is the reticular formation, where is it, what does it do? What role does the lateral hypothalamus play in arousal? How do the limbic system, frontal lobes, pons, caudal reticular formation, and acetylcholine function in sleep and arousal? Does everyone need the same amount of sleep? What are the effects of sleep deprivation? What are microsleeps? What are some theories as to why we sleep? What is REM rebound? What are some theories as to the function of dreaming? What results from REM deprivation? What is the activation-synthesis hypothesis? Know the different sleep disorders we covered in class, causes, symptoms, treatment, associated factors, compare and contrast, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course CELL 101 taught by Professor Vijaragnham during the Spring '08 term at Eastern CT.

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