5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- why sleep?
- how much sleep do you need?
- several biological clocks
- environmental cues that can entrain circadian rhythms are called ______.
- a According to Pinel, only 5.5 hours.
- b they are the same in bacteria, fish, and humans.
- c two theories. Recuperation and circadian theories.
- d Zeitgabers.
- 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
- thought to be responsible for maintaining wakefulness. High levels = wakefulness. Low levels = sleepiness.
- it means "physician created" -- most cases of insomnia are the result of this. In a large part because of withdrawal effects from sleeping pills.
- 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.
- Delta waves. Slow waves
- synthesized from serotonin in the pineal gland, it has been assumed to play a role in promoting sleep or regulating it's timing in mammals.
5 True/False Questions
REM deprivation studies show that → 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.
narcolepsy → sleep disorder---experience sever daytime sleepiness and repeated 10-15 daytime sleep episodes.
Cycle through stages → 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.
recuperation/circadian → 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.
sleep efficiency → that 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.