Unformatted text preview: a. Consequences i. Increased heat disease, diabetes obesity ii. Drowsiness iii. Increased irritability iv. Decreased socialization skills v. Decreased motor skills vi. Decreased cognitive performance vii. Etc… 1. 11449494? – Jan Born Experiment 2. All mental events enter the hippocampus and sleep reorganizes episodic memories b. Can you lean while you sleep? i. No. You cannot acquire new information while asleep. ii. However, will retain information better if you sleep on it. c. Sleep Spindles i. Cascade of calcium allows you to practice what you do ii. Establish a regular sleep schedule 1. Synch the hours spent in bed with the sleepy phase of your biological clock 2. If you’re up late, don’t sleep in 3. Takes 4 weeks to establish a regular cycle...
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