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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
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_______ is related to _______ because...
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Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
NREM sleep, also called non-REM sleep, consists of four stages of
About every 90 minutes during sleep, we enter
which is marked by rapid eye movement (REM). It is in this stage that we experience dreaming. In between these stages of REM sleep there are periods of non-rapid eye movement, or NREM sleep,
There are 4 different stages of nREM (Stages 2-5) and each of them can last from 5-15 minutes.
Sleep talking and sleepwalking happen during NREM sleep.
As sleep time goes on, a sleeper will spend less and less time in the lower stages of NREM.
Stages of NREM Sleep...
N1, Light Sleep: Marked by theta waves; this stage is the period right after someone falls asleep, and most of the time if they are wakened, they don't believe they fell asleep in the first place. People in this stage also experience vivid visual events called hypnogogic images or hallucinations (These are commonly interpreted as ghost visits, alien abductions, etc.)
N2, Sleep Spindles: Marked by sleep spindles; as people drift further into sleep, the heart-rate begins to slow, and breathing becomes shallow and irregular.
N3 (Stages 3 and 4), Deepest Sleep: Marked by delta waves; This is the deepest stage of sleep, often referred to as slow-wave sleep. The body is now at the lowest level of functioning, and the
is now releasing the peak amount of GH (growth hormone). Adults and children alike are very hard to wake at this stage, but especially children because their bodies are hard at work growing and repairing themselves.
- Rapid Eye Movement Sleep; The opposite of NREM sleep, REM consists of dreams, sleep paralysis, and emotional recovery.
is the level of alertness about the world around you; NREM is an altered state of consciousness.
Sleep is a part of your
, it's your 25-hour biological clock.
Crash Course video on Sleep:
Sleep Cycle Graphs...
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