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What are some spontanious altered forms of consiousness?
daydreaming, drowsiness, daydreaming
What are some physiological altered forms of consiousness?
hallucinations, orgasm, food, water or O2 starvation
What are some psychologically altered states of consciousnes?
sensory deprivation, hypnosis, meditation
What is the biological process to help our circadian rhythem?
light-retinal proteins-suprachiasmatic neculus(20K cells)-pineal gland-melatonin
Responsible for sleep studies in the 1950s/60s
Kleitman, Dement Aserinsky
considered a brief (30sec) duration and rapid onset of REM sleep
type of waves when fully awake
beta waves
sleep stage of very short waves, fantastic images, sensations w/o stimulation
Stage 1
sleep stage with theta waves or sleep spindles + K complex, bursts of rapid rhy. brain activity, sleeptalking
Stage 2
shorter Delta waves, hard to waken
Stage 3
lger Delta waves, sleep walk or wet bed at the end
Stage 4
stage that occurs early in sleep cycle and then diminishes-replaced by longer REM sleep stages
Stage 4
an explaination for why we sleep that links dreams with random brain stem activity
activation-synthesis theory