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The one symptom of narcolepsy that does not occur in people without narcolepsy.
The ___________ forebrain area of the brain is very active during NREM sleep. It has thermosensitive cells and inhibits certain arousal systems.
A set of sleep disorders including sleepwalking and sleep terrors
During REM sleep brain metabolism and temperature may be similar or ___________ than normal
brain metabolic activity and brain temperature drop during _______ sleep
Occurs during slow wave sleep.
Occur during stage 2 sleep. Sleep ________
One neurotransmitter system that "rests" during REM perhaps allowing its receptors to become more
Low voltage, high frequency patterns brain are labeled as ________
Warming this area of the brain can cause sleep and plays a general role in temperature regulation.
The first part of the phrase is
Sleep-producing areas of the brain inhibit arousal-producing areas and arousal-producing areas of the
brain inhibit sleep-producing areas. Since inhibited areas can't inhibit have two stable states like a __
A possible function of REM sleep in humans. Ease of _______
Some of the symptoms of REM sleep intrude during wakefulness in this syndrome
The biggest contribution to EEG is from ___________ potentials.
Contains a part of reticular formation important for arousal
Stage which is longer and with greater intensity during the last part of the night
Jet lag is usually less severe traveling in this direction
_______ EEG activity typically indicates the person is asleep (or sleepy)
One of several neurotransmitter system involved with arousal--this system increases alertness and
vigilance through an ascending pathway
the neurotransmitter that is most tightly linked to wakefulness
Stage in which growth hormone is frequently released.
A common placement of electrodes to measure muscle activity (EMG) during sleep
By one measure the champion REM sleeper
A peptide hormone secreted by fat cells that suppresses food intake and stimulates energy
expenditure. Levels decrease with sleep debt.
The pineal gland typically releases this substance a few hours before bedtime.
Waves that occur during stages 3 and 4
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