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Unformatted text preview: Consciousness: Chapter 3 Consciousness: Chapter 3 Outline Chapter Define Consciousness Discuss Changes in Consciousness – Circadian Rhythm – Sleep: Stages, Deprivation, Facts, & Sleep: Disorders Disorders Selective Attention Consciousness Consciousness ________ of ourselves and our environment – ______________ – _________ control – _______ tasks Changes in Consciousness Changes Circadian Rhythm – Daily (24 hour) cycle of _____________ Daily ________________ hormone secretion ________________ – Can be affected by ____________ Sleep Sleep ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ _ stages; __ min. cycle Sleep Stages Sleep Stage 1 – Slowed _______ & irregular brain Slowed waves waves – Sensations of _______________ Stage 2 – Sleep spindles – Clearly asleep but can be easily Clearly awakened awakened Sleep Stages Sleep Stage 3 - __________ stage – _________ brain waves start Stage 4 Stage – Delta waves __________ – Deep sleep – Still process information – _______________________ may occur Sleep Stages Sleep REM sleep – _________________ – Physiological changes Rapid _____________ Rapid ____________ __________________ __________________ _______ arousal Sleep Deprivation Sleep People who sleep 7-8 hours/night usually People ______ people chronically sleep deprived ______ Also related to: – _________ system functioning – ___________ – ______________ – _____________ – ______________ Facts About Sleep Facts Function of sleep Time spent sleeping: Newborns vs. Adults Amount of life spent sleeping Amount Amount of sleep needed Dreamers vs. non-dreamers? Gender differences in dreaming? Content of dreams Applying Psychology to your life… Pulling an all-nighter __________________ remembering the material People tend to improve on learned tasks after _____________ Sleep appears to help us ________ new info Sleep Disorders Sleep Insomnia – Persistent problems with ___________________ Narcolepsy – Uncontrollable _____________ Sleep Apnea – Temporarily stop __________ during sleep Night Terrors – High _________ & _________ appearance – Occur during stage __ sleep Selective Attention Selective Focusing attention on a particular stimulus. – Change blindness (failure to see a change) Change – Cocktail party effect (pay attention to one Cocktail voice instead of many) voice – Pop-out phenomenon (a strikingly distinct Pop-out stimulus pops out at you) stimulus ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course PSY` 1201 taught by Professor Coyle during the Spring '09 term at FSU.

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