Sleep and Dreaming

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http://www.virtualclassroom.net/sleep/index.htm

 

1 Explain the difference between alpha and beta waves

 

 

2 Describe the four stages of sleep

 

 

3 What is REM sleep ? Why is it called paradoxical sleep ?

 

 

4 What are the two hypotheseses as to why we sleep and dream ?

 

 

5 What are three theries regarding the function of dreams (explain) ?

 

 

 

6 Describe 4 sleep disorders

 

 

 

 

7 What are the preferred treatments for insomnia ?

 

Do you suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness ?

To find out : http://www.daytimesleep.org/what.htm