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Unformatted text preview: States of Consciousness General Psychology Dr. Stacey Tantleff Dunn Consciousness Awareness of ourselves and our environment. Key Terms Selective attention Cocktail party effect Sleep We spend 1/3 of our lives asleep. Why do we sleep? What are the effects of sleep deprivation? 10­15% of adults experience insomnia. Tips for dealing with insomnia: – – – – Relax before bed ­ Avoid caffeine Warm milk ­ Exercise earlier Get up earlier ­ Get out of bed Use your bed for sleep only Sleep, Cont. What is sleep apnea? What are night terrors? What do we dream about? Why do we dream? Manifest vs. latent content of dreams ...
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