now able to see and understand for the first time due to enhanced technology. Yoga, mindfulness, healthy eating, meditation, holistic health – all of these practices are gaining more traction in mainstream society and among psychological circles as we recognize how the mind and body work together. In light of this growing area of interest in psychology, for this assignment you will maintain a sleep/dream journal during weeks
3 and 4, and complete an analysis and reflection on your experience in a summary reflection paper in week 5. Specifically, for this assignment you will: Keep a sleep/dream journal for at least 10 days throughout Weeks 3 and 4. In your journal make note of: o any dreams you had o any initial thoughts about the dream – events of the day that may relate, etc. o your general sleep schedule (if you have a tracker such as fitbit, include data on your sleep patterns as well – wakefulness, restlessness, times asleep/awake per night, total sleep, etc.) o your general eating habits by day o your general exercise habits by day o anything else of note in your psychological or physical health (stress, excitement, changes, etc.) You may use any format you wish to record the data (notepad, computer, hardcopy spreadsheet, etc.). Complete a 3-4 page reflection (not counting title or reference pages) in which you analyze the results of your sleep/dream journal. Consider how your psychological and physical health interacted. What patterns did you see?
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, sleep/dream journal, Journal And Reflection Paper