17_EEGSleepStage - 36 PsychSim 5: EEG and Sleep Stages...

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PsychSim 5: EEG AND SLEEP STAGES Name: __________________________________________ Section: ________________________ Date: __________________________________________ This activity provides an explanation of the measurement of brain activity, as well as the presence of dif- ferent sleep patterns and their respective functions. EEG How is the brain’s electrical activity recorded? Stages of Sleep Complete the following table:
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Unformatted text preview: 36 PsychSim 5: EEG and Sleep Stages Characteristic EEG Pattern Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 REM Sleep Sleep Thoughts Versus True Dreams If people have vivid, realistic dreams during REM sleep, why dont they act out those dreams, per-haps injuring themselves or others? Purpose of Sleep What are the two main purposes of sleep? PsychSim 5: EEG and Sleep Stages 37...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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17_EEGSleepStage - 36 PsychSim 5: EEG and Sleep Stages...

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