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5 Matching questions

  1. tricyclic antidepressants
  2. why sleep?
  3. Randy Garner
  4. effects of sleep deprivation
  5. Muscle tone changes
  1. a They block REM, but people are just fine. so it makes you question the need for REM sleep...
  2. b 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.
  3. c rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.
  4. d kid who stayed up for 11 days, then went to sleep for 14 hours and recovered. he was fine.
  5. e two theories. Recuperation and circadian theories.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. sleep disorder---experience sever daytime sleepiness and repeated 10-15 daytime sleep episodes.
  4. formed in response to Freud, he says that dreams are random as the result of random firings by neurons that the brain tries to make sense out of.
  5. 2-3 second long periods of sleep--can even happen standing up. Usually happens while sleep deprived.

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. several biological clocksbecause 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.


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


  4. after a length period of sleep deprivation, when you finally go back to sleep, the subject's first night of sleep contains a much higher proportion of _____ waves.rats die, humans just get sleepy, and don't do well on tests of vigilance.


  5. 5HTP(a precursor of serotonin) doesn't appear to have any therapeutic benefit in helping people sleep with insomnia.