5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- effects of sleep deprivation
- Cycle through stages
- sleep efficiency
- environmental cues that can entrain circadian rhythms are called ______.
- several biological clocks
- a they are the same in bacteria, fish, and humans.
- b rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.
- c 1-2-3-4-3-2-1-2-3-4-3-2-1 etc.
- d Zeitgabers.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- activation synthesis
- kid who stayed up for 11 days, then went to sleep for 14 hours and recovered. he was fine.
- 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.
- 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 True/False questions
why sleep? → two theories. Recuperation and circadian theories.
activation-synthesis theory → 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.
micro-sleeps → 2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.
default theory → 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.
tricyclic antidepressants → They block REM, but people are just fine. so it makes you question the need for REM sleep...