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  • Deprivation Of Sleep On The Body
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    Man was placed on the earth with the basic instinct to survive in a dangerous world. One of these instincts was to rest everyday for a period of time while the sun was down. Today, with our advancements in science and medicine, sleep remains to be one of those basic instincts still to be explained. Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary defines sleep as a state marked by reduced consciousness, diminished activity of the skeletal muscles, and depressed metabolism (Mosby NP). This de...
  • Slow Wave And Rem Sleep
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    The Neural Control of Slow-Wave and REM Sleep Although sleep involves most of the brain, the basal forebrain region is particularly important to slow-wave and REM sleep. S terman and Clemente found that electrical stimulation of this area produced drowsiness and the subjects of the study readily fell asleep. Evidence also suggests that the mechanisms involved in an animal's ability to regulate its own body temperature (thermo regulation) are closely related to those involved in sleep. There are ...
  • Effect Of Sleep On Memory This Article
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    Effect of Sleep on Memory This article is from The Journal of Experimental Psychology, and was written on an experiment performed by psychologist Bruce R. Ekstrand, from the University of Colorado. He experimented on the effects that sleep has on one's memory, after learning a particular bit of knowledge, in this case a certain list of twelve three-letter words. There were several different ways Ekstrand went about discovering whether sleep would facilitate memory or not. Out of the entire group...
  • Reversal Of The Day And Night Sleep
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    SUNDOWNING AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Sundowning, or sundown syndrome are terms that have been used for over 20 years to describe the reversal of day and night which often occurs in Alzheimer's and other dement ing illnesses. (2) Those who are impacted are often called Sundowners and they act as if their biological clocks have reversed their day and night cycles. Some are able to function on little sleep throughout their 24-hour day cycle. Some individuals stay up all night and will then continuall...
  • Sleep
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    Many people have a hard time sleep sleeping, about two in five surveyed in this article are sleepy during the day that it causes them to nod off or interferes with work and activities during that day. Julia Sommerfeld, who wrote the article, 'Poll paints portrait of a sleepy nation. ' Shows how if people got a little more sleep, it can stop a lot of little mistake that happen in everyday life. From getting impatient with the kids, overeating, and making mistakes at the work. These are all probab...
  • Depletion Of An Inactive Central Nervous System
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    Inactivity, not exercising or stimulating your body, is among many very large and common health risks suffered by Americans. The majority of people who do not exercise believe that inactivity will not affect them very much in the future. However, this attitude that Americans take might lead them to experience health problems when they are older. It has been proven by many health organizations that inactivity can lead to heart risks, hypertension, lung issues, and sleep deficiencies, not to menti...

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