Sleep, its nature and physiological organization

  • 199 Pages
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  • English
Thomas , Springfield, Ill
Sleep -- Physiological asp
Statementby Werner P. Koella. With a foreword by Hudson Hoagland.
LC ClassificationsQP425 .K63
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 199 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5991916M
LC Control Number66023013

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Get this from a library. Sleep, its nature and physiological organization. [Werner P Koella]. Dec 01,  · The physiology of sleep is characterized by two phases, REM and NoREM, and within the REM phase there are four stages. Adults usually have about 8 hours of sleep per day.

If the 8 hours are carried out in a continuous manner, it will take about 4 or 5. Physiological psychology is a subdivision of behavioral neuroscience (biological psychology) that studies the neural mechanisms of perception and behavior through direct manipulation of the brains of nonhuman animal subjects in controlled experiments.

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Sleep Medicine: A Guide to Sleep and its Disorders enables doctors and other health professionals to access recent advances ensuring that their patients receive the optimum treatment for their sleep by: Although its function remains to be fully elucidated, sleep is a universal need of all higher life forms including humans, absence of which has serious physiological consequences.

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I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates >A New York Times bestseller and international /5(K). Sleep deprivation, also known as insufficient sleep or sleeplessness, is the condition of not having enough can be either chronic or acute and may vary widely in severity.

A chronic sleep-restricted state adversely affects the brain and cognitive function. However, in a subset of cases sleep deprivation can, paradoxically, lead to increased energy and alertness and enhanced mood Specialty: Sleep medicine. A variety of physiological changes take place during the different stages of sleep (see Figure ).

Periods of non-REM sleep are characterized by decreases in muscle tone, heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, and metabolic rate. All these parameters reach their lowest values during slow-wave sleep. In non-REM sleep, body movements are reduced compared to wakefulness, although it is common Cited by: 1.

sleep, resting state in which an individual becomes relatively quiescent and relatively unaware of the environment. During sleep, which is in part a period of rest and relaxation, most physiological functions such as body temperature, blood pressure, and rate of breathing and heartbeat decrease.

Get this from a library. Sleep medicine: a guide to sleep and its disorders. [John Shneerson] -- Presents a practical guide to the clinical problems related to sleep disorders. This book considers the fundamentals of sleep, the effects of drugs on sleep and how to assess sleep complaints.

sleep serves in important physiological function; the function of sleep is not some special higher-order cognitive function; sleep maybe essential for survival, but it is not necessarily required in large quantities; the amount of sleep that are members of a particular species tend to sleep is related to how long it takes them to consume enough energy and how susceptible they are to predation.

This course focuses on the nature, organization, function, and biopsychosocial determinants of sleep and sleep disorders across the lifespan, emphasizing the social and behavioral processes that influence them.

this course introduces students to the laboratory study of human sleep and its psychological correlates. Serving as both. This regular alternation between sleep and wakefulness is established during the first year of life. Its Nature and Physiological Organization, C.

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Thomas, Springfield Google (). Chemical anatomy of brain circuits in relation to sleep and wakefulness, in Advances in Sleep Research, vol. 1, ed. Weitzman, Spectrum Publications Author: David Ottoson.

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Publisher Summary. This chapter is a general view of the many experimental ways to analyze the sleep–auditory system relationship. Evoked potentials, local-field and far-field human recorded potentials, magneto encephalography, as well as imaging are different points of interest explored in this study.

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Sleep and headache share a well-recognized, bidirectional relationship, with complex and incompletely understood interactions. The physiology of sleep shares many features with the pathophysiology of headache disorders, both in terms of the neuroanatomical pathways and the neurotransmitters that are involved.

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Nature and Science of Sleep is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal covering all aspects of sleep science and sleep medicine, including the neurophysiology and functions of sleep, the genetics of sleep, sleep and society, biological rhythms, dreaming, sleep disorders and therapy, and strategies to optimize healthy sleep.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SLEEP RESEARCH. InFrench Scientist Henri Pieron authored a book entitled “Le probleme physiologique du sommeil,” which was the first text to examine sleep from a physiological perspective.

This work is usually regarded as the beginning of. Physiological Basis of Sleep and Wakefulness - Knowledge about the physiological basis of sleep has increased rapidly over the last few years. It is now recognized to be a. Sleep organization and regulation the sleep state and its organization are quite fragile and dynamic.

Any number of factors can disrupt sleep and its expression, and its nature changes over. The Physiological Bases of Sleep. Exploring constructs of well-being, happiness and quality of life. 1 June | PeerJ, Vol. 6 A Theory of Circular Organization and Negative Feedback: Defining Life in a Cybernetic Context.

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Physiological psychology is available as a concentration at the master's and doctoral. In its first full year of its publication, the Nature and Science of Sleep has enjoyed considerable and increasing popularity with the publication of several impressive origi-nal research articles and review articles that have begun to shed light on the relationships.

A nonprofit, private organization, NSF is a leader in public education Sleep is a basic drive of nature. Sufficient sleep helps us think more clearly, complete complex tasks better and more consistently and enjoy everyday life more fully. Although many questions.

The Nature of Sleep and its Impact on Health. by Ben Best Most of the unreferenced material on this webpage comes from information in the book THE PROMISE OF SLEEP by William C it constitutes a health hazard. According to the World Health Organization's World Health Report a body weight index over 21 kg/m 2 is causative of 58% of.

Physiological needs are physical things needed for human survival and proper functioning of the human body. These needs fall under the first level of needs in psychologist Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Examples of physiological needs include breathing, food .Abstract.

Systematic analysis of sleep as a fundamental biological process is a new scientific enterprise. Yet, since the mids, the rate of scientific publication on its neural and behavioral correlates, its alteration by drugs, and the effects of its deprivation has risen from a few articles a year to something like sixty articles a month, and there is no hint that we are approaching Cited by: CHAPTER SUMMARY This chapter provides a brief overview of sleep physiology and how sleep patterns change over an individual’s life span.

Humans spend about one-third of their lives asleep. There are two types of sleep, non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. NREM sleep is divided into stages 1, 2, 3, and 4, representing a continuum of relative depth.