Biological Theory of Dreaming

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  • A stage of sleep that occurs about five times each night, wherein dreams take place. (5, 3, 8)
  • A way of messages being passed, via crossing a synapse in the brain. (8, 12)
  • According to activation synthesis, this is one part of the two that causes dreams - when the neurons are active. (6, 10)
  • During REM sleep the body is paralysed. (8, 10)
  • During REM sleep, no information passes to the brain. (7, 8)
  • Information generated within the brain is known as what? (10, 9)
  • This is a chemical at the terminal button of a neuron, which is released by the impulse and then goes into the synaptic gap. (16)
  • This is a model of dreaming proposed by Hobson and McCarley about dreaming. It is based on the idea that the brain is still active, but no information is coming through. (10, 9)
  • This is the term for when a neurotransmiter released by an impulse of one neuron crosses over and is taken up by the dendrites of another neuron. (8, 12)
  • Who were the two psychologists who came up with the Activation Synthesis model? (6, 3, 8)

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