This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Motor cortex active and visual cortex active REM rebound: desperate for REM go in to it quickly Brain paralysis- can’t move even though motor cortex is active (REM) Sleep Disorders Insomnia: can’t sleep o Check stimulants: coffee, soda, tea… o Designate day and night Narcolepsy: uncontrollable sleep attacks o Genetic o Comes with arousal right in to sleep o Wine reduces REM and will help you sleep Sleep apnea: stop breathing while you are sleeping o Snores o Obesity and beer Night terrors: severe night mares o Occurs in Stage 4 o No story just a monster coming after you o Cold sweat and clammy hands Purpose of Dreams o Jung and Freud Information processing Random neural activity (activation – synapse)...
View Full Document
- Fall '07
- sleep disorder, motor cortex, uncontrollable sleep attacks, paradoxical sleep