Essays Tagged: "Non-rapid eye movement sleep"

Sleep and Sleeping Disorders

d) sleep. These two states are also known, respectively, an REM.(rapid-eye-movement) sleep and NREM(non-rapid-eve-movement) sleep: or just simple active sleep and quiet sleep.Functions of Sleep and Sl ...

(3 pages) 146 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Sleep and its Disorders.

AbstractOne-third of our lives is spent laying around in a darkened room with eyes closed. Some are fortunate enough to go about this regular activity every day. However, there a ... comes a time in every 24 hour period in which a human lays down in a darkened room, and closes ones eyes. Laying quietly for a few minutes, deep regular breathing is achieved and we enter the first st ... asleep for anywhere between 60 minutes to 90 minutes, the brain briefly passes into the REM (rapid-eye movement) state of sleep. What is extraordinary about REM sleep, is that if a scientist or psych ...

(13 pages) 356 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Dreams: The Truth Behind Their Meaning (Persuasive with good research and insights on dreams)

s, the person will enter stages three, four, and perhaps even five. These stages are categorized as Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) (Robbins 71). Reams become more involved and intense depending on the ...

(6 pages) 213 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Night Terrors and Nightmares in Children: A Researched Essay.

ically the mind is active and the body is completely paralyzed. The only thing that can move is the eyes. This is because the eyes are connected directly to the brain and so by-pass whatever it is in ... (Gulick, Connie). Night Terrors occur during the deep sleep in which the muscles can move, but the eyes are not in REM. This usually occurs one to four hours after falling asleep. This disorder occur ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How we dream....

to a stunning conclusion that sleep consisted of two separate states that of Rapid Eye Movement and non-rapid eye movement.In the first phase of sleep the brain waves slow for their waking frequency, ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

States of Consciousness

occurs, delta wavesa. Basic States of sleep: Rapid Eye Movement (REM) a return to stage 1 patterns. Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) stage 2-4 dream free.b. Hypnosis: This is an altered state of consciou ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


without sleep. Sleep is so important that we will die if we do not get enough. They say REM (rapid eye movement), is where our brain is active when we are asleep. The notes also talk about the four s ...

(4 pages) 227 8 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critically discuss research findings on altered states of awareness

state their awareness of the outside world becomes limited and their muscle tone relaxes and their eyes begin to make slow rolling movements. However the sleeper is fairly responsive to external stim ... ge four comes to an end the sleeper now ascends through stages 3 to 2 and then paradoxical or rapid eye movement (REM) sleep that has now replaced stage one sleep. This involves the most noticeable al ...

(6 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


rder for the victim to recuperate. Dreaming usually occurs during a sleep cycle called rapid eye movement (REM). This particular sleep cycle usually occurs within the first 90 minutes of sleep ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


he rest of his/her life. It's also found that, boys are more likely to sleepwalk than girls.Rubbing eyes, fumbling with clothes- Can be a symptom!If you see your child sit up in the bed, repeating cer ... Can be a symptom!If you see your child sit up in the bed, repeating certain movements, like rubbing eyes or fumbling with clothes, you called your child, but he/she didn't reply to you, your child may ...

(2 pages) 67 3 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dreaming, the Stages of Sleep and How They Work Together.

re tested with a device called an electroencephalograph. This machine measures brain wave activity, eye movements, and muscle tension through electrodes. Other similar devices are used to record heart ... f psychology at Michigan's Hope College, there are four stages associated with sleep prior to Rapid Eye Movement, REM sleep. In Stage 1, breathing rate slows and brain waves slow down even further. Du ...

(5 pages) 72 3 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Outline and evaluate one restoration account of the function of sleep.

The restoration theory of sleep function is carried out by Oswald, who argues that the purpose of sleep is to restore depleted ... nights following the race. In addition, stage four occupied a much greater proportion of the total sleep time and the proportion of REM sleep decreased. So by sleeping longer it shows that sleep is b ... her piece of evidence is that of the pituitary gland. It releases growth hormones during stage four sleep, which is needed for tissue and protein. The fact that stage four decreases with increasing ag ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Night terrors

-stage format in which there are five stages altogether. The first four stages of sleep are that of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) while the fifth stage occurs in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. "They ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ific studies show that people sleep in 90-minute cycles. The first 50-70 minutes are spent in NREM (non-rapid-eye-movement) sleep. . During this time a person isn't dreaming but formulating the dream. ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Do We Dream?

g, which means you probably dream an awful lot. The other is that the brain waves during REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep look about the same as your brain waves when you are awake. During other parts o ...

(3 pages) 2796 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


rs mostly in the morning hours, and is when dreaming occur. The other type of sleep is called NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep, which leaves a sense of refreshment to the body. NREM sleep is also c ...

(9 pages) 67 1 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dreams and dreaming

ram corpse is then given new internal organs and crystals are embeded into his wrists and the third eye, which will become the source of his magical power. He is reborn. He is taught by the Rai, or sp ... r. He is reborn. He is taught by the Rai, or spirits through concious dreaming to see with an inner eye.

(2 pages) 348 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Functions of Sleep A book report over the book The Functions of Sleep by Ernest Hartmann.

sleep. These same two states are elsewhere referred to as REM (rapid eye movement) sleep and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep, as paradoxical and orthodox sleep, or as active sleep and quiet sleep ...

(19 pages) 20 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Research paper on Dreams

ct goes through multiple stages multiple times in a sleep cycle. There are two main types of sleep, Non-Rapid Eye Movement or NREM, also known as quiet sleep, and Rapid Eye Movement (REM) also called ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology