Waking and Sleeping Rhythms module 15

Waking and Sleeping Rhythms module 15 - Waking and Sleeping...

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Waking and Sleeping Rhythms- Module 15 1. Forms of Consciousness a. What is Consciousness? 2. Biological rhythms and Sleep a. circadian rhythms: biological clock i. Can be altered by artificial light 1. Suprachiasmatic nucleus & pineal gland & optic nerve 2. Sleep Stages i. Breathing slows, hallucinations, spindle burst b. Stage Stages 3-4 i. Delta waves, deep sleep, still processing info around us c. Stage 5 i. Quick sleep stage, after reaching the deepest sleep, a person during this sleep exhibits Rapid Eye Movements (REM) and reports vivid dreams. ii. Everyone dream!!! 3. Sleep Deprivation: death, weight gain, memory loss a. Fatigue and subsequent death. b. Impaired concentration. c. Emotional irritability. d. Depressed immune system. e. Accidents increase with people losing sleep
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4. Why is sleep more important for us? It helps us recover, consolidate memories. 5.
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