Her experience most likely reflects the influence of the circadian rhythm Jana developed a habit of drinking several beers after work each day. A person who is daydreaming shows theta activity. Body temp rises in the morning And lowers in the evening How do younger and older people differ in when they typically reach their peak performance during the day?
Light triggers the suprachiasmatic nucleus to decrease morning melatonin from the pineal gland and increase evening it at nightfall. Dreams make sense of this activity Why we dream: Cognitive development Some researches argue that we dream as apart of brain maturation and cognitive development REM rebound All dream researches believe we need REM sleep.
Biological Rhythms and Sleep Circadian Rhythms occur on a hour cycle and include sleep and wakefulness. Hypnosis a social interaction in which one person the hypnotist suggests to another the subject that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur.
Increases blood pressure What machine is used to record brain activity during sleep?
Psychoactive drug A chemical substance that alters perceptions and mood affects consciousness Tolerance drugs With repeated exposure to a drug, the drug's effect lessens. The sufferer may lapse directly into REM sleep, often at inopportune times. Addictions cannot be overcome voluntarily Depressants Depressants are drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions.
Depressants drugs such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates that reduce neural activity and slow body functions. Awareness of ourselves and our environment Dual processing Information is often simultaneously processed on separate conscious and unconscious levels The two-track mind: Serial conscious processing Solving problems with focused attention The two-track mind: Unconscious parallel: "automatic pilot" taking care of routine business Sleep The irresistible tempter to whom we inevitably succumb Circadian Rhythms Occur on a hour cycle and include sleep and wakefulness.
Change Blindness Change blindness is a form of inattentional blindness in which two-thirds of individuals giving directions failed to notice a change in the individual asking for directions. Plays a major role in the sleep cycle Why do we sleep Protective role in human evolution, brain restoration and repair of damaged neurons, store and rebuild memories of day's experiences, promotes creative problem solving, encourages growth though pituitary gland secretion of growth hormone.