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define consciousness:

awareness of everything that is goin around you and inside your head that help you organize your behavior

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Define Waking Consciousness

When you are aware without interference
ex. of interference: drugged, drunk, hypnotized

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Are you conscious while asleep?

Yes

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What type of process is sleep?

complex

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define altered state of consciousness:

when there is a shift in quality or pattern of your mental activity

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How many levels of consciousness is there?

4
all are present at the same time

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Define conscious awareness:

everything that you are aware of around you.

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What state are you in consciousness when you are focused on something?

conscious awareness

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Define preconscious:

anything that is stored in explicit memory

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Define explicit memory:

how you understand language and all kinds of other stuff

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Define subconscious:

things happening to your senses that are not important enough to be brought to your attention

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What causes you to react to something not knowing what you are reacting to?

SUBCONSCIOUS

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Define unconscious:

Cant get to on purpose
unavailable to your conscious
ex. is potty training

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Why do we sleep?

Fix memory and nerves in REM
Fix physically in NREM

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Define restorative theory.

sleep is necessary to the physical health of the body

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Define Adaptive Theory:

sleep is a product of evolution
ex. we sleep at night to avoid going about when we cant see

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Define circadian rhythm:

Circa means about
Diem means day
is a cycle that takes about a day to finish

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The internal clock is____

suprachiasmatic nucleus

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Where is the suprachiasmatic nucleus located:

hypothalamus

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How is the pons involved in sleep?

mostly involved in the REM stage
signals thalamus, cerebrum, and motor neurons in spinal cord which causes dreams

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Define sleep paralysis

when in REM sleep voluntary muscles are paralyzed

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What does sleep deprivation cause?

It compromises performance

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Define micro sleeps:

brief sidesteps into sleep lasting a few seconds.

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Define NREM sleep

deep sleep
most restful kind of sleep

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How many stages of NREM sleep is there

4

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define REM:

active stage of sleep
dreaming time

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Sleep cycles last______

90 minutes

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What do alpha waves represent in sleep:

stage of relaxation
light sleep

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What do theta waves represent in sleep:

indicates early stages of sleep

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What do delta waves represent in sleep____

deepest state of sleep