Pop quiz short bursts of rapid high peaking brain

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Pop Quiz Short bursts of rapid, high-peaking brain waves (a.k.a sleep spindles) typically happen during which stage of sleep?
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Purpose : None. Dreams occur because of random signals originating in the pons during REM sleep, combined with interpretations by areas of the cerebral cortex that may reflect current experiences . Activation Synthesis
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Purpose : Dreams are a byproduct of the process of consolidating neural connections in the brain Cognitive (Mental Housekeeping)
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Purpose : To express ongoing concerns of waking life and/or resolve current concerns and problems. Problem-Focused
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Purpose : To express unconscious wishes, thoughts, and conflicts Psychoanalytic
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Freudian Dream Analysis Dreams represent, in symbolic form, the repressed desires, fears, and conflicts of the unconscious. Feelings have been repressed so strongly that they can only surface in disguised symbols during sleep. Freud distinguished manifest content (actual dream events) from latent content (hidden symbolic meaning).
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Theory Explanation Critiques? Activation Synthesis Theory REM sleep triggers impulses that bring about random visual memories through which our brain makes sense of and weaves into stories (makes nonsense into sense…) Problem-Focused Theory Helps us express and sort out through our present problems Psychoanalytic Theory Dreams as a psychic “safety net” for somewhat unacceptable feelings; remembered context; hidden meanings
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Dreaming seems to derive from a combination of unique brain activity while dreaming, current experiences and concerns, and the sleep-induced cognitive activity of the person There is no clear consensus on which theory of dreaming is best Be careful of anyone who claims to have the right interpretation of anyone ³ s dream Final Thoughts...
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Pop Quiz + Activity A preschooler lost his favorite rock and is looking for it through a dark tunnel . As a student in Psychology 1, you remark that he
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