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Sleep Journal

Jennifer Nguyen Professor Perry Daughtry Intro to Psychology 09-28-2012 Sleep Journal Essay College students like myself often put off sleep for other activities like studying, doing homework or even just staying up all night with a friend. Our body follows the twenty-four hour cycle of each day and night through a biological clock called the Circadian rhythm. On the weekdays, staying up all night and skipping meals makes it difficult to focus in class. After lunchtime, I become sleepy and...

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Sleep Deprivation

Sleep is one of the most important things a person does each day. It allows the body to rest and to replenish itself so that it is better able to serve its function of living. Yet many people who don't have enough hours in the day to do everything have to cut out sleep before any other activity. This is especially true for teenagers, who most nights are frantically trying to finish writing essays and completing worksheets before the clock strikes twelve, or are busy participating in after school...

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Sleeping Beauty: Enchanted Sleep or Repressed Sexual Prison

woman should possess, fell into an enchanted 100 year long sleep. While all versions of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale depict a sleeping princess, and involve some sort of suspended animation, little (or no) information is given on the sleep itself. Throughout this essay, we will explore the symbolism behind the cursed princess’s enchanted slumber. Through comparisons, both sexualized and with an undertone of religious morality, the sleep takes on several different forms; however, it ultimately seems...

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Importance of Sleep

Importance of Sleep: Why You Need Sleep & Its Importance One of the best things that life has to offer is the option to sit or lie down and engage in the multiple levels of sleep. Sleep is something that every human needs so that their body can function properly. There are different levels of sleep as well as benefits that come from sleep. though some may suffer from sleep there are certain things that can help prevent this Why You Need Sleep & Its Importance What Is Sleep? Sleep has been...

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Sleep Talking

walk in my sleep. Because this happens in the late hours of the night, most people have no idea that they are doing either of these things unless someone else, such as a roommate or a sleeping partner informs them. Today I would like to inform you about sleep talking. In his book Sleep Talking, Psychology and Psychophysiology, Dr. Arthur Arkin points out that the closer you are to waking up, the easier it is to remember what was said during your sleep. First, I will define what sleep talking is...

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Sleep Terrors

1 - SLEEP DISORDERS Sleep Terrors Table of Contents Introduction p 3 Body p 3 Definition p 3 Overview p 3 Diagnosis p 5 Symptoms p 5 Treatment, Prognosis, and Prevention p 6 Role of the Polysomnographic Technologist p 7 Polysomnograpic Record p 8 Summary/Conclusion p 9 References p 10 Sleep Terrors Sleep terrors are commonly known by a few terms, including sleep terrors, night terrors, sleep terror...

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Sleep Deprivation

Did you know that lack of sleep is dangerous? Sleep deprivation, not having sufficient sleep, is dangerous to your health as well as it is to others. Sleep deprivation has physical effects to your body, mental effects on your brain and it can cause harm to those around you, not only yourself. It is important to get enough sleep to prevent sleep deprivation and all harm that comes with it. The physical effects caused by lack of sleep are no joke. “Lack of sleep is as dangerous as stress on...

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Sleep Deprivation

According to the National Sleep Foundation, sixty percent of Americans have sleep deprivation, an outcome of today’s advanced technology. Improvements of the technology and realization of the imaginations offer people more choices to expend their limited amount of time: for example, cell phones, which are among the greatest inventions in the twenty-first century, let people listen to music, take pictures, and even watch TV shows. Because of those innumerable entertainment options, they leave their...

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Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation Introduction Attention Material: Blame it on the light bulb. College students and individuals across the country are suffering from a health problem that can be more detrimental to their health than some forms of cancer. What is it? Sleep Deprivation. Motivation Material: People are losing sleep daily, in such a fashion that most have trouble staying awake during work, driving, or even in class. Thesis & Overview: Sleep deprivation is a serious medical situation that can...

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Effects of Sleep

Effects of Sleep on Academic Performance Introduction: Sleep is a meaningful part of a human’s life, yet an adequate amount of Americans have experienced disruptions from sleep. The more sleep people continue to give up throughout the week, the harder time it gets to catch up with the right hours of sleep. The loss of sleep does not only cause health issues, but also the affects the potential perform any responsibilities. As students grow older, they tend to believe that the less they sleep, their...

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