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Physics
Course
PHYS 1114
Professor
N.Polloch
Semester
Winter

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Sociology: Chapter Three Sleep and Dreams A) Circadian Rhythm  24-hr cycle of night and day  Exposure to light o Suprachiasmatic nucleus B) Stages of Sleep  Slow-wave sleep  REM sleep o Paradoxical sleep o Dreams Sleep Theories A) Sleep protects  Avoid dark  Predator avoidance  Sleep patterns/size B) Recuperation  Slow-wave sleep  Brain tissue o Norepinephrine  Pruning C) Making Memories  Slow-wave sleep  Consolidation D) Creative Thinking  Inspiration  Problem solving E) Growth  Growth hormone Effects of Sleep Loss  Mood  Cognitive ability  Predictor of depression  Makes you fatter o Ghrelin o Leptin o Cortisol  Affects health  Human error Why We Dream A) Wish Fulfillment  Manifest content  Latent
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