States of consciousness

States of consciousness - Repair and restoration Purpose is...

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States of consciousness Consciousness Ongoing awareness of thoughts feelings, inner, private reality “Enriched” by attention Yes/no vs. levels/degrees Circadian rhythms (internal timing mechanism) About a day Mammoth cave study e.g., sleep wake cycle Suprachiasmatic nucleus Pineal melatonin disturbing jet lag Shift work
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Unformatted text preview: Repair and restoration Purpose is to enable body to recover from daily exertions Energy conservation Conserve fuel when we would be less efficient or get hurt Cross-species data Polysomnography- scientific study of sleep Dreams Most likely in REM sleep Hypnosis Condition of increased suggestability...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course PGY 166214 taught by Professor Hudson during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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