Indiv notes 10-19-06

Indiv notes 10-19-06 - Motor cortex active and visual...

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October 19, 2006 Consciousness Left= tell you what they see Right= don’t know but can draw Our awareness of ourselves and our environment Paying attention =becoming conscious of that thing States of consciousness o Day dreaming (altered) o Sleeping (altered) o Drug induced o Meditative/ prayer induced o Hypnosis o Near death experiences Sleeping Circulation rhythm: biological clock; cyclical body rhythms o 25 hour cycle o 9-10 hours sleep is best for most people o Should wake up feeling rested Don’t sleep enough o Immune system suppressed o Irritable and tired o Poor judgment, poor concentration, poor creativity o More accidents, slower reaction time, misperceptions o Hallucinations EEG- o Stage 1 (Alpha) – awake but drowsy o Stage 2 (Spindles) o o REM: Paradoxical sleep (reflects how much you have learned)
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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)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Fall '07 term at Arizona.

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