012209homework - Homework due 1/22/09 Name _ 1. What did...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. What did lack of sleep do to the people who were trying to break the world record for staying awake? How long did they typically have to sleep to recover? Did they make up all the sleep that they lost? What kind of conclusions can we draw from these case histories? 2. Are there any correlations between sleep patterns and longevity in humans? What are they? What kinds of conclusions can be reached about the role of sleep in health and longevity? What are the limitations of this approach? 3. What happens in experimental studies when you deprive humans of sleep? What is a major limitation of these studies. What kinds of conclusions are generally agreed upon about what lack of sleep does to humans. 4. What kinds of animals are often used in sleep deprivation research and why? What is a major problem in interpreting much of the experimental literature in animals? Explain. What kinds of conclusions are possible about the effects of sleep deprivation on animals (our textbook author has one bias, I have another)? 5.
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course BIOS 277 taught by Professor Nyby during the Spring '09 term at Lehigh University .

Page1 / 5

012209homework - Homework due 1/22/09 Name _ 1. What did...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

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