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020309homework - Homework due 2/3/09 Name _ 1. What is...

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Homework due 2/3/09 Name _______________________________________ 1. What is insomnia? How do we determine whether a person has insomnia or not? What is pseudoinsomnia and how is it treated. What are two common causes of insomnia? 2. What is sleep apnea, what causes it, and how is it treated? 3. How might sleep apnea be involved in SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome)? How can body position contribute to the occurrence of SIDS? 4. What are the symptoms of REM without atonia. How common is it? What is oneiric behavior. 5. What are 4 problems that occur during S-sleep and when do they normally happen during development? What, if anything, can be done about them? 6. Describe the variety of biological rhythms that exist. Give examples of each. How do we know that these rhythms are driven by biological clocks and are not a simple reactions to environmental rhythms? 7. Why did biological clocks originally evolve? When do you think they first evolved?
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8. How would you determine the innate periodicity of a biological clock? What is the
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