PSY 230 - Mysteries of Sleep and Dreaming | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
PSY 230 - Mysteries of Sleep and Dreaming

This course explores the question as to why we sleep and dream. Topics include how sleep and dreaming are scientifically studied, current theories and research on sleep and dreaming, sleep stages, and the neurological and psychological bases of sleep and dreaming. The course also examines the functions of sleep and dreaming, changes in sleep/wake cycles through the lifespan, various sleep disorders, physical and psychological consequences of sleep deprivation, and healthy sleep practices. The course emphasizes sleep as an active process, vital to optimal physical and psychological health and functioning.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: PSY 101

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Fall Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014