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Ch 24: Effects of Sleep on Health

About This Chapter

Enjoy viewing the video and text lessons in this chapter that will assist you in recalling the effects of sleep on health. Multiple-choice quizzes will help you test your progress throughout the chapter.

Effects of Sleep on Health - Chapter Summary

Who said studying had to be boring? This chapter will enable you to brush up on your knowledge of sleep-wake patterns, physical appearance and the patterns of sleep, summary of the sleep cycle, and the list goes on! You can watch video and text lessons that will help you remember the concepts you need to know. Afterwards, check your knowledge by answering some quick multiple-choice questions on our short quizzes. Additional subjects included in this chapter are:

  • Effects of sleep on chronic conditions
  • Summary of the sleep cycle
  • Reason why we dream
  • Sleep-wake patterns
  • Suggested amount of sleep based on age
  • Physical appearance and the patterns of sleep

Go back to previous subjects within the lessons by using the video tags. This way, you don't have to keep re-watching the videos in their entirety. Our lesson transcripts will give you deeper views into the lessons by highlighting vocabulary words and summaries.

6 Lessons in Chapter 24: Effects of Sleep on Health
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How Sleep Affects Health and Chronic Conditions

1. How Sleep Affects Health and Chronic Conditions

This lesson explores the effects of missing out on sleep. We examine the general issues that happen when a person misses out on sleep, as well as how sleep debt can compound chronic health conditions.

What is the Sleep Cycle? - Definition, Stages & Disorders

2. What is the Sleep Cycle? - Definition, Stages & Disorders

What happens when you sleep? Why are dreams typically more intense as morning approaches? This lesson will guide you through the stages of the sleep cycle that make up a full night's rest.

Why Do We Sleep and Dream?

3. Why Do We Sleep and Dream?

The exact functions of sleeping and dreaming are unknown, but psychologists have attempted to interpret what happens and why when we sleep. In this lesson, you'll explore the importance of sleep and some of the more famous theories regarding why we dream.

Sleep-Wake Patterns in the First Two Years

4. Sleep-Wake Patterns in the First Two Years

As every new parent knows, babies sleep differently than adults do. In this lesson, we'll look at two key changes in sleep patterns that develop in the first two years of life, the volume and type of sleep.

Recommended Amount of Sleep by Age

5. Recommended Amount of Sleep by Age

How much sleep should you be getting? What about your children or even your aging parents? This lesson goes over the recommended amount of sleeps for many age groups as well as items that can increase your sleep needs.

Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

6. Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

As people age, they experience many changes in their bodies. In this lesson, we'll examine some of the changes in physical appearance that happen in older adulthood, as well as how people's sleeping habits change in late life.

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