Chapter 6

Terms

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The component of sleep characterized by waveforms resembling waking, as measured by electroencephalogram, accompanied by rapid motion of the eyes, muscular paralysis, and sympathetic nervous system activation.
REM occurs between 90 and 120 minutes after the onset of sleep. This stage is often called paradoxical sleep, reflecting a combination of brain activity resembling waking with external appearance of deep sleep.
A mental state that usually occurs during sleep that features visual imagery.
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Human growth hormone stimulates growth and repair. Most human growth hormone release occurs during the first 4 hours of sleep each night, primarily during Stages 3 and 4 of N-REM sleep. The drop in time spent in Stages 3 and 4 among older adults might c
A sleep disorder occurring in non-rapid eye movement sleep in which the sleeper wakes suddenly in great distress but without experiencing the imagery of a nightmare.
A conscious awareness of dreaming accompanied by the ability to control content of the dream.
A mood disorder in which depression occurs regularly at the same time each year, usually during the winter months, formerly known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

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