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  1. 5HTP
  2. narcolepsy
  3. dreaming occurs during ____ sleep.
  4. sleep efficiency
  5. micro-sleeps
  1. a because sleep becomes more efficient (more REM) in people who need it because they have been sleep deprived, it means that conventional sleep-deprivation studies are virtually useless for discovering how much sleep people really need.
  2. b 2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.
  3. c REM
  4. d sleep disorder---experience sever daytime sleepiness and repeated 10-15 daytime sleep episodes.
  5. e (a precursor of serotonin) doesn't appear to have any therapeutic benefit in helping people sleep with insomnia.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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. 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.
  3. kid who stayed up for 11 days, then went to sleep for 14 hours and recovered. he was fine.
  4. no, they only can entrain the timing of it. But in an controlled environment with constant light and stuff, people still go through periods of wakefulness and sleep.
  5. They block REM, but people are just fine. so it makes you question the need for REM sleep...

5 True/False Questions

  1. environmental cues that can entrain circadian rhythms are called ______.Zeitgabers.


  2. why sleep?2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.


  3. 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.


  4. ________ sleep appears to play the major recuperative role.rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.


  5. a modern alternative to Freud's theory of dreaming is Hobson's ______________ theory.REM


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