07Consciousness

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Myers’ PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 7    States of Consciousness James A. McCubbin, PhD Clemson University Worth Publishers
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Waking Consciousness Consciousness our awareness  of ourselves  and our  environments
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Sleep and Dreams Biological Rhythms periodic physiological fluctuations Circadian Rhythm   the biological clock regular bodily rhythms that occur on  a 24-hour cycle, such as of  wakefulness and body temperature
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Premenstrual Syndrome Premenstrual Menstrual Intermenstrual Menstrual phase Actual Recalled mood 3 2 1 Negative mood score Recalled mood is worse than earlier reported
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Sleep and Dreams REM  ( R apid  E ye  M ovement)  Sleep   recurring sleep stage  vivid dreams “paradoxical sleep”   muscles are generally relaxed, but other  body systems are active Sleep periodic, natural, reversible loss of  consciousness
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Sleep and Dreams Measuring sleep activity
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Brain Waves and Sleep Stages Alpha Waves slow waves of a  relaxed, awake  brain Delta Waves large, slow waves  of deep sleep  Hallucinations false sensory  experiences  
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Stages in a Typical Night’s Sleep 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 4 3 2 1 Sleep stages Awake Hours of sleep REM
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Stages in a Typical Night’s Sleep Hours of sleep Minutes of Stage 4 and REM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 0 10 15 20 25 5 Decreasing Stage 4 Increasing REM
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Sleep Deprivation Effects of Sleep  Loss fatigue impaired  concentration depressed immune  system greater vulnerability  to accidents
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Sleep Deprivation 2,400 2,700 2,600 2,500 2,800 Spring time change (hour sleep loss) 3,600 4,200 4000 3,800 Fall time change
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Larson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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