March 18 sleep - 1 Neuroscience & Consciousness...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Neuroscience & Consciousness Neuroscientists believe that consciousness emerges from the interaction of individual brain events much like a chord that emerges from different notes. 2 Multiple Sleep Latency Test 0-5 min pathologically sleepy 5-10min- sleep deprived 10-15- borderline sleep deprived 15-20 min-alert QuickTime & and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 3 Sleep & Dreams Healthful sleep has been empirically proven to be the single most important factor in predicting longevity, more influential than diet, exercise, or heredity 4 On average, each of us sleeps 1 1/2 fewer hours per night than our grandparents Group of people who said they were never sleepy during the day after 8 hours sleep: -80% had low mslt scores-20% had dangerously low scores In general: 75% of adults say they feel sleepy 53% of people ages 18-29 suffer from daytime sleepiness 33% over 30. QuickTime & and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 5 Sleep Deprivation . Impaired concentration. Emotional irritability. Depressed immune system. QuickTime " and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 6 Why should we worry?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2008 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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