Do Now. When you are sleeping, do you: 1. Awaken easily at any noise 2. Fall asleep to music or TV 3. Sleep deeply through anything 4. Use the computer or play video games an hour or less before going to sleep?. Do Now.
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When you are sleeping, do you:1. Awaken easily at any noise2. Fall asleep to music or TV3. Sleep deeply through anything4. Use the computer or play video games an hour or less before going to sleep?
Reading: Sleep Deprivation May be Ruining Teen Health: (American Psychological Association)
You will record your sleep patterns over the next two weeks.
Starting tonight – write down:
Generally, brain injury is classified as:
Severe, with GCS less than 8
Moderate, GCS 9 - 12
Minor, GCS greater than 13.
Many states of consciousness
Why do teens need more sleep?
What is it like for a teen to be in school at 7 AM?
What changes in their brains at this age to cause sleep changes?
You cycle through various stages when you are sleeping.
Sleep time seems to decrease from about 16 to 18 hours for a newborn to 7 or 8 for an adult
Twilight Sleep: sensation of falling, peaceful, hazy, Melatonin triggered
Fail to immediately respond to outside stimuli
Stage 1: Sudden twitches and hynic jerks (myoclonus reactions)
Lose most conscious awareness of the external environment.
Stage 2: sleep spindles (bursts), lose all awareness of environment
Stage 3: Slow wave sleep – sleep walking, bedwetting can be issues
Stage 4: Heart beat drops, BP low, H.G.H secreted
Through the night you cycle through stages with REM increasing in length –then decreasing towards awakening.
Due: Psychology Semester Project
EXAM: Friday Dec. 9th – Sleep & Consciousness