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Topic Points A01 A02/A03
Biological · Circadian, Repeat every 24hours +Gupa (1991) IQ tests: higher results were 7pm, not 9am or
rhythms and sleep infradian, and E.g., core body temperature peak in afternoon, low 2pm.
Biological ultradian point in morning +Folkard (1977) Long term recall is better when the…

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· Disruption of Biological rhythms are controlled by endogenous +3 mile island nuclear disaster was at 4am. Exon Val dez oil
biological pacemakers, affected by exogenous zeitgebers. tanker disaster was at midnight
rhythms, for Circadian rhythms affected by jet lag and shift work +Knuttson ppl who did shift work…

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Stage 4: EEG shows only Delta waves. Metabolic +hormonal changes in adolescence upsets circadian rhythm.
rate lowest. Hard to wake the person up Delayed sleep phase syndrome Crowley et al. (2007)
REM: Rapid eye movement, fast, desynchronised
EEG. Complete loss of muscle tone = paradoxical R.L.A= schools should accommodate…

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SWS. Babies have more REM because they're brains are still
Disorders of · Explanations May involve trouble falling asleep (initial), trouble Difficulty to generalise. Melatonin effective in small group
sleep for sleep staying asleep (middle) or waking up too early of elderly patients but is considered ineffective in…

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It only occurs during NREM/SWS and is related to night Lecendreux: Twin study ­ about 50% concordance in MZ
terrors which are also only found in NREM and is most twins compared to 1015% in DZ twins. Also identified a gene,
common in children. DQB1*05, which could be critical…

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Single participants waited in an experimenters office,This is a good account for friendships, we like others who are
listening to the radio reciprocal with their feelings
The participant heard a two news broadcasts: good or Only appears to be relevant to the early stages of attraction
bad news Theories…

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people who are often similar in educational and Deterministic ­ it implies that every couple is comprised of two
economic background and social class. very similar people. This is not always true, however, because of
Individual characteristics play a small part at this stage. relationships such as a young…

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another, Thibaut and Kelley propose we develop a · Criticised for focusing too much on the individual's
comparison level. Which is a standard against which perspective and ignoring the social aspects of a
all of our relationships are judged. relationship, such as how partners communicate and
· CL is…

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· Equity Theory · Research: Rusbult (1983) asked participants to complete
· Ao1inequtiy and distress questionnaires over a 7month period concerning rewards
· Equity theory is an extension of the beliefs outlined in and costs associated with relationships, finding that SET
the social exchange theory which argues that people…

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1) Intrapsychic: one sided dissatisfaction +Argyle: women identified lack of emotional support,
2) Dyadic: dissatisfaction discussed men lack of fun
3) Social: break down publicised. Negotiations made View of breakdown as a process is widely accepted as
4) GraveDressing: opinion on breakup formed. New it could apply to other…


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