Class 6: Review for Midterm Exam
Circadian control of sleep timing, duration & REM sleep
Phase response curves
Circadian regulation of sleep-wake cycles in space flight
Circadian sleep-wake rhythm disorders
Review for Midterm Exam
Feb. 28-Midterm exa
BIBB 240 Practice Questions, Review last lecture
Multiple Choice (choose all that apply)
Which of the following are some of the behavioral criteria for sleep?
Reduced responsivity to stimulation
Spring Semester 2014 Syllabus for BiBB240 4/18/14
University of Pennsylvania
Human Chronobiology & Sleep
Professor David F. Dinges, Ph.D.
1013 Blockley Hall
Phone: 215-898-9949 Fax: 215-573-6410
Class 12 Lecture 11 11 April 2014
Sleep disordersdiagnosis and treatment.
LOCATION: Clinical Research Building, Austrian Auditorium,
Perelman School of Medicine
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (and central apnea).
Class 13 Lecture 12 18 April 2014
Sleep disordersdiagnosis and treatment (continued)
LOCATION: John Morgan Building, Class of 62 Auditorium, Perelman School of Medicine .
Disorders of arousal (parasomnias)
Insomnia and sleep in psychiatric disorders and
Class 8 Lecture 6 7 March 2014
Sleep phenomenologyfrom phylogeny to ontogeny.
Sleep: Behavioral and electrophysiological definitions.
How do you know whether/when an organism is sleeping?
Sleep and evolution.
The increasing hypersynchrony of nonREM sleep.
Class 9 Lecture 7 21 March 2014
Neurobiology of Sleep and Waking
What keeps us awake? What puts us to sleep?
Rechtschaffens rats and sleep deprivation.
The functions of sleep: What does epidemiology tell us?
Ascending reticular activation.
moon was created after planet Theia collided with earth
the moon spins at the same time as the earth
gap between moon and earth increases 1.5 inches every year
As the moon moves farther away, earth is less stabilized and