Sleep is a major topic within consciousness and psychology. This webinar will cover sleep cycles, circadian rhythms, the stages of sleep (and when we dream!), as well as sleep-wake disorders and the instruments we use to measure sleep waves and activity. So come to this webinar and don’t sleep through it!
At a glance
Differentiate sleep stages and waves
Connect sleep and especially the circadian rhythm to other biological systems like the nervous and the endocrine
Brain systems that control alertness and arousal
Instruments that measure sleep
Sleep stages and sleep waves
Characteristics of REM sleep
Theories of sleep and dreams
On the MCAT
The test will focus on the biological aspects of sleep, especially the brain, the sleep stages and waves, more so than the theories, though be familiar with Freud’s theory on dreams. The test likes Freud.
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