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States of Consciousness

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 101
Professor
Richard Ennis
Semester
Fall

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October 1, 2013 States of Consciousness Sleep Onset Physiological • HR slows/irregular breathing/muscle relax/jerks • Sensory equipment shuts down ie vision first then hearing Neurological • Voltage increase Psychological • Time/environment slips away/ thought decreases • Hypnagogic hallucinations (weird unusual experiences, red colour, falling feeling) REM • Eugene Aserinsky found rapid eye movements • HR rises, rapid breathing, appears to be awake • Sleep paralysis/paradoxical sleep/genitals aroused Stages of Sleep [Type text] [Type text] [Type text] o Active day – rem decreases, deep sleep increases o Study day – rem increases deep sleep decreases Physiology of Dreams  rem in all mammals  ras (motor neurons of eyes) active before + during rem  serotonin drops + acetylocholine increases Content of Dreams -
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