After Previous Test. Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams (video/book)…so, let’s watch the movie!!! Sleep Log: stuff to put in one: http://www.alive.com/3649a1a2.php?subject_bread_cramb=128 SLEEP LOG HANDOUT: https:// www.healthatoz.com/ppdocs/us/cns/content/atoz/tl/misc/sleeplog.pdf
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Levels of ConsciousnessSleep, Hypnosis, Drugs
Ocean Lakes High School
Consciousness and Information Processing
Sleep & Dreams
The Rhythm of Sleep
Why do We Sleep?
Not all animals sleep, but like humans, those that do have powerful sleep needs. For example, dolphins must voluntarily breathe air, which means they face the choice of staying awake or drowning. The dolphin solves this problem by sleeping on just one side of its brain at a time! The other half of the brain, which remains awake, controls breathing (Jouvet, 1999).
Hallucinations can occur and feeling of falling.
NEED TO KNOW:
There is a negative correlation between time spent in REM sleep and age.
Fig. 7.3 Development of sleep patterns. Short cycles of sleep and waking gradually become the night-day cycle of an adult. While most adults don’t take naps, mid-afternoon sleepiness is a natural part of the sleep cycles. (After Williams et al., 1964.)
Why Do We Sleep?
Roughly 1/3 of our lives sleeping (25 years)
Most people need 8-8.5 hours of sleep to function but most Americans sleep 7-7.5 hours. Almost 1/3 of Americans get less than 6 hours. 74% women sleep less than 8 hours a night.
Article: “Are you a Walking Zombie?’
Most teens need 9 hours and 15 minutes of sleep a night. Average teenager's biological clock doesn't prepare them to awaken until 8 or 9 AM. This can interfere with memory and learning.
UH-OH!!! What does this mean for YOU!
Students who sleep the most do better on grades & exams.
What can we conclude from this? (10-11, Wehr)
Why do we Dream?
Binding with receptor sites (mimics)* = AGONIST
Blocking receptor site = ANTAGONIST
WHICH 2 OF THESE INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF RECEIVING NEURON FIRING?
drug is needed
LSD Use by Students2008 Monitoring the Future Survey