Nature of Consciousness
Consciously is always changing.
AWAKE STATE: Series of responses, communicate in other parts of brain.
SLEEP STATE: Communicate in a local area.
Use high frequency brain waves when awake. Lower frequencies occur when asleep.
1950 – thought brain shuts itself down and stop processing information during sleep.
Studies showed that...
REM sleep has positive sleep, non-REM sleep have negative sleep.
Stages of Sleep
Stage 1: It lasts a few minutes. It is a very light sleep. (theta waves)
Stage 2: Body temperature and heart rate decrease. It lasts for approx. 20 minutes. Brain begins
to produce bursts of r