ch 5 notes II

ch 5 notes II - Ch. 5: Consciousness: Focus on Awareness...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Ch. 5: Consciousness: Focus on Awareness Consciousness Our awareness of our own existence, sensations, and cognitions Normal consciousness Altered states of consciousness Sleeping Dreaming Hypnosis Meditation Drug induced Why do we sleep? Evolutionary theory Restorative theory Facilitating learning QuickTimef and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Sleep needs are enormous during early development, and decrease over lifespan-- suggesting a role in neural organization and learning. Stages of Sleep Stages of Sleep EEG-based measurements: Stage 1 Hypnogogic Stage 2 Sleep spindles Stages 3 and 4 Delta waves REM (rapid eye movement) sleep Characteristics of REM and NREM sleep REM Rapid (awake) EEG waves Muscle paralysis Rapid Eye Movements Responding to stimuli: Easier to wake ~50% of participants incorporate external stimuli into dream Dreams common rehearse within ~8 minutes of...
View Full Document

Page1 / 18

ch 5 notes II - Ch. 5: Consciousness: Focus on Awareness...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online