Fair Game Sheet 5

Fair Game Sheet 5 - -PSYCHOLOGY 1 - Introduction to...

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-PSYCHOLOGY 1 -- Introduction to Psychology Tentative FAIR-GAME SHEET - MIDTERM EXAM Sleep, Dreaming, Consciousness Sleep-wake cycle -governed by an internal 25-hour circadian rhythm, tuned externally to 24 hours by the sun Circadian and ultradian rhythms -sleep-wake cycle is governed by internal 25-hour circadian rhythm, tuned externally to 24 hours by the sun -REM periods alternate with non-REM periods according to a 90-100 minute ultradian rhythm Melatonin sleep onset is triggered by the release of melatonin from the pineal gland -sleep medications often facilitate or inhibit this sleep-related neurotransmitter REM vs. NREM sleep -REM sleep can be exhausting, last longer as night progresses -EEG similar to waking state, heightened physiological activity, erection of sexual tissue, vivid visual dreams, etc -NREM sleep has multiple stages --transition,point of no return,deep sl REM Sleep throughout the night -alternate every 90-100 minutes -REM periods get longer as the night progresses -REM sleep can be exhausting Functions of rapid eye movements and REM- period sexual responses -alternate every 90-100 minutes -REM periods get longer as the night progresses -REM sleep can be
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course PSY 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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Fair Game Sheet 5 - -PSYCHOLOGY 1 - Introduction to...

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