Psychology sleep deprivation

Psychology sleep deprivation.

1. Sleep Deprivation (5 marks) Define œsleep deprivation. Research the typical consequences of sleep deprivation and use this research as a basis for discussing whether Dotto’s experiences during sleep deprivation were what would be expected. Use examples from the Dotto (2000) chapter to illustrate your answer. You might consider contrasting Dotto’s experience at the start of the study with her experience after being awake for increasing periods of time. Recommended sources of information for this question: unit textbook; other introductory textbooks; sleep textbooks; journal articles about sleep deprivation. 2. Napping Part A (5 marks) Describe napping and explain how sleep during a short nap would usually differ from normal night time sleep. Research the typical short-term effects of napping (you should consider positive and any potential negative effects of napping) and discuss whether Dotto’s experiences were consistent with this (using examples from the Dotto (2000) chapter to illustrate). Recommended sources of information for this question: unit textbook; other introductory textbooks; sleep textbooks; journal articles about napping. 3. Napping Part B (7 marks) Research and describe some potential long-term consequences of regular napping. You may choose to focus on a specific age group or population if you wish. Recommended sources of information for this question: unit textbook; other introductory textbooks; sleep textbooks; journal articles about napping. 4. Application to Everyday life (6 marks) Find a magazine or newspaper article (this can be from an online source) that is relevant to the psychology of sleep. For example, this could include a news article where sleep deprivation might be relevant, or about the impact of shift work. Write a brief description of the magazine/newspaper article you have selected and explain how it relates to a research finding, theory, or concept about sleep that you have found in a textbook or journal article. Make sure your answer also describes or defines the relevant research finding, theory or concept. Note that, other than the chapter/article discussing the research finding, other references are not required for this question. Attach a copy of the newspaper/magazine article to your assignment as an appendix (this attachment is NOT counted in the page limit). 5. Research (6 marks) Use the Library Catalogue to find a peer-reviewed journal article (from 2004 or later) that reports on a piece of original research about a sleep-related disorder. Summarise the aim and the key findings of the study. What do the findings tell us about the disorder in question, and is there potential for the findings to be useful in a practical/real-world manner? Make sure you include the reference for the article in your reference list. Sleep-related disorders include conditions such as insomnia, sleep apnea, sleep paralysis, and many more. Please note, an original research study involves the collection of some form of data, and will include Participants, Method and Results sections. A review article, meta-analysis, or theoretical article is NOT appropriate for this question. Referencing (6 marks) Use in-text references for all material, paraphrase appropriately, and include a complete reference list. In- text and end-text references should be in APA (6th ed.) format. If quotes are used, they must be formatted according to APA (6th ed.) guidelines. See the following guidelines available from the Curtin library page.

Psychology sleep deprivation

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