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Chapter 21

PSYC 275 Chapter 21: Chapter 21 Summary

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Sleep, Dreaming, and Circadian Rhythms
How Much Do You Need to Sleep?
Stages of Sleep
Three Standard Psychophysiological Measures of Sleep
Four Stages of Sleep EEG
REM Sleep and Dreaming
Testing Common Beliefs about Dreaming
The Interpretation of Dreams
Why Do We Sleep, and Why Do We Sleep When We Do?
Comparative Analysis of Sleep
Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Interpretation of the Effects of Sleep Deprivation: The Stress Problem
Predictions of Recuperation Theries about Sleep Deprivation
Two Classic Sleep-Deprivation Case Studies
The Case of the Sleep-Deprived Students
The Case of Randy Gardner
Experimental Studies of Sleep Deprivation in Humans
Sleep-Deprivation Studies with Laboratory Animals
REM-Sleep Deprivation
Sleep Deprivation Increases the Efficiency of Sleep
Circadian Sleep Cycles
Free-Running Circadian Sleep Wake Cycles
Jet Lag and Shift Work
A Circadian Clock in the Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
Neural Mechanisms of Entrainment
Genetics of Circadian Rhythms
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