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Chapter 5 for posting - Consciousness...

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Consciousness Our awareness of our own existence,  sensations, and cognitions “Stream of consciousness” William James What function does consciousness serve?
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Consciousness Normal consciousness Altered states of consciousness Sleeping Dreaming Hypnosis Meditation Drug induced Other?
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Stages of Sleep EEG-based  measurements Stage 1 Hypnogogic Stage 2 Sleep spindles Stages 3 and 4 Delta waves REM (rapid eye 
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Stages of Sleep
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Sleep Deprivation 2/3 adults are not getting enough sleep REM rebound Effects Attention Sustained attention Physical performance Visual-motor tasks Mood The body suffers Increased cortisol Decreased learning
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The Function of Sleep Why do we sleep? Evolutionary theory  Restorative theory Facilitating learning
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Dreaming What triggers particular dreams? Why do we dream?
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Cusaac during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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