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5 Matching questions

  1. Cycle through stages
  2. Muscle tone changes
  3. tricyclic antidepressants
  4. cataplexy
  5. iatrogenic
  1. a When a sleeper has come back down to one from 4, and they are at stage 1 again, they have a loss of muscle tone in the muscles of the body core.
  2. b 1-2-3-4-3-2-1-2-3-4-3-2-1 etc.
  3. c They block REM, but people are just fine. so it makes you question the need for REM sleep...
  4. d it means "physician created" -- most cases of insomnia are the result of this. In a large part because of withdrawal effects from sleeping pills.
  5. e the second symptom of narcolepsy--recurring losses of muscle tone causing those afflicted to sit down or even crash to the floor unable to move for a couple minutes while fully conscious.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. REM sleep may be regulated separately from the amount of slow wave sleep (because it rebounded after being deprived) and that REM sleep may serve a special function.
  2. when two different cycles (core body temperature, and sleep-wake cycles become desynchronized). This suggests that there are more than one circadian timing mechanism, and that sleep is not casually related to decreases in body temperature that normally correlates with it.
  3. rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.
  4. 1. only lasts for an instant. False
    2. some people say they don't dream. False.
    3. erections mean sexual content. false.
    4. sleep-talking and sleepwalking only occur during dreaming. false. can occur during any stage.
    5. External stimuli can be incorporated into dreams. True.
  5. (a precursor of serotonin) doesn't appear to have any therapeutic benefit in helping people sleep with insomnia.

5 True/False questions

  1. recuperation/circadianRecuperation--being awake disrupts the body's homeostasis in some way and sleep is necessary to restore it.
    Circadian--sleep isn't recuperation, rather it is a program in us to sleep at us regardless of what we endure throughout the day.

          

  2. ________ sleep appears to play the major recuperative role.Slow waves (Delta waves. )

          

  3. environmental cues that can entrain circadian rhythms are called ______.Recuperation--being awake disrupts the body's homeostasis in some way and sleep is necessary to restore it.
    Circadian--sleep isn't recuperation, rather it is a program in us to sleep at us regardless of what we endure throughout the day.

          

  4. default theorythat REM is the default state of sleep. If your body needs to perform any other function, than it switches-out to NREM, but once everything is take care of, you switch back to the default state of sleep: REM.

          

  5. narcolepsythe second symptom of narcolepsy--recurring losses of muscle tone causing those afflicted to sit down or even crash to the floor unable to move for a couple minutes while fully conscious.

          

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