Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Outline and evaluate restoration explanations of the functions of sleep.
(4 marks + 16 marks)

The restoration explanation to explain sleep proposed by Oswald (1980) suggests there are 2
functions; SWS to enable body repair, and REM to enable brain recovery.

During SWS, a growth hormone (GH) from the pituitary…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
a day, whereas the dolphin can already sleep from birth and has no REM from birth.
This suggests a relationship between neural development and REM sleep.

Studies to investigate REM functions have tested the effects of partial sleep deprivation, known as
`REM rebound' which is the need for more sleep…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all resources »