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Q: Analyze the dream based on Dreams for Survival theory.
A: The dreams-for-survival theory is the idea that dreaming allows a person to process information from the day and this is how a person learns and develops memories. This may be the way in which the brain stores, processes, and learns information. [ This makes sense since many of the dreams that people have often relate to parts of their everyday lives. ]
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User: Analyze the dream based on Dreams for Survival theory.

Weegy: The dreams-for-survival theory is the idea that dreaming allows a person to process information from the day and this is how a person learns and develops memories. This may be the way in which the brain stores, processes, and learns information. [ This makes sense since many of the dreams that people have often relate to parts of their everyday lives. ]
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User: Analyze the dream based on Activation Synthesis theory

Weegy: Activation Synthesis theory is the following: The development of consciousness is a gradual, time-consuming and lifelong process that builds upon and uses a more primitive virtual reality generator that is more definable in our dreams.[1] As such, [ the development of secondary consciousness during the lifetime requires a blank consciousness that during REM sleep creates an imaginary self that has movements and experiences emotions.[1] This is an experimental state not associated with awareness, and this state, or protoconscious, is able to be reached during childhood. This protoconsciousness is a protoself created early in life by the brain as a building block for consciousness to develop, and provides intrinsic predictions of external inputs created by dreaming. ]
OxTornado007|Points 4298|

User: Which theory do you prefer in understanding this dream? Why?

Weegy: which dream are you referring to?
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User: Analyze the dream based on Activation Synthesis theory.

Weegy: Activation Synthesis theory is the following: The development of consciousness is a gradual, time-consuming and lifelong process that builds upon and uses a more primitive virtual reality generator that is more definable in our dreams.[1] As such, [ the development of secondary consciousness during the lifetime requires a blank consciousness that during REM sleep creates an imaginary self that has movements and experiences emotions.[1] This is an experimental state not associated with awareness, and this state, or protoconscious, is able to be reached during childhood. This protoconsciousness is a protoself created early in life by the brain as a building block for consciousness to develop, and provides intrinsic predictions of external inputs created by dreaming. ]
OxTornado007|Points 4298|

User: Define hypnosis.

Weegy: Hypnosis is "a trance state characterized by extreme suggestibility, [ relaxation and heightened imagination."[1] It is a mental state (according to "state theory") or imaginative role-enactment (according to "non-state theory").[2][3][4] It is usually induced by a procedure known as a hypnotic induction, which is commonly composed of a long series of preliminary instructions and suggestions.[5] Hypnotic suggestions may be delivered by a hypnotist in the presence of the subject, or may be self-administered ("self-suggestion" or "autosuggestion"). The use of hypnotism for therapeutic purposes is referred to as "hypnotherapy", while its use as a form of entertainment for an audience is known as "stage hypnosis". ]
sipichapie|Points 3324|

User: Describe how psychologists use or apply hypnosis.

Weegy: Psychologists use hypnosis in treating patients to overcome negative habits,anxiety, fear and depression. It is usually induced by anotherindividual for the purpose of tapping into the unconscious mind. [ As a resultof the hypnosis, the subject may experience forgotten or suppressed memories. ]
taben29|Points 577|

User: Psychologists use hypnosis in treating patients to overcome negative habits,anxiety, fear and depression. It is usually induced by anotherindividual for the purpose of tapping into the unconscious mind. [ As a resultof the hypnosis, the subject may experience forgotten or suppressed memories.

User: Provide a persuasive argument from your perspective of whether or not you think hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness. Cite the textbook and use at least one additional scholarly source to support your position.

Weegy: Hypnosis is "a trance state characterized by extreme suggestibility, [ [ relaxation and heightened imagination." It is a mental state (according to "state theory") or imaginative role-enactment (according to "non-state theory").It is usually induced by a procedure known as a hypnotic induction, which is commonly composed of a long series of preliminary instructions and suggestions. ] ]
eikcid|Points 1048|

User: describe in detail, each sleep stage, three sleep disorders, circadian rhythms, and why sleep is necessary.

User: stage 4 sleep

Weegy: Sleep is a naturally recurring state characterized by reduced or absent consciousness,
DEANA|Points 1001|

User: three sleep disorders, circadian rhythms of stage 4 sleep

User: stage 4 sleep info

User: 1. Briefly Describe the Major Sleep Disorders

Weegy: According to a major survey by the National Sleep Foundation, more than half of Americans reported experiencing at least one symptoms of insomnia several times a week during the previous year. [ Highlighting another major danger of sleep disorders, the survey also reported that 60 percent of respondents had driven while drowsy during the previous year (2005). Insomnia: Insomnia is by far the most common sleep disorder, affecting nearly 60 percent of U.S. adults at least one night each week (National Sleep Foundation, 2002). Common symptoms of insomnia include difficulty getting to sleep and waking before it is time to get up. There are many factors that can contribute to insomnia including stress and underlying medical conditions. Typical treatments include sleeping pills and behavior therapy. Practicing good sleep habits can often be effective for treating mild cases of insomnia. Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is the second most common sleep disorder and affects approximately 20 million Americans. This disorder causes people to stop breathing abruptly while they are asleep. During this brief period, carbon dioxide builds up in the blood and the sleeper wakes suddenly to gasp for breath. The length of time that the sleeper stop breathing can vary from a few seconds to so long that the individuals skin actually turns blue from oxygen deprivation. Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that leads to periods of intense sleepiness during the daytime. People suffering from narcolepsy often experience bouts of overwhelming sleepiness and may fall asleep for brief periods of time during the day. These sleeping periods may last from a few seconds to several minutes and in some cases may last up to an hour or more. Those with narcolepsy can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation, during a meal or even while driving a vehicle. Affecting as many as 250,000 Americans, narcolepsy is a chronic condition that typically begins during adolescence. In addition to sleepiness, narcolepsy is frequently accompanied by cataplexy, which involves a sudden loss of muscle tone and control that can last seconds or minutes. ]
selymi|Points 7592|

User: 2. Why do We Sleep and How much Sleep is necessary?

Weegy: Scientists have explored the question of why we sleep from many different angles. They have examined, for example, what happens when humans or other animals are deprived of sleep. [ In other studies, they have looked at sleep patterns in a variety of organisms to see if similarities or differences among species might reveal something about sleep's functions. Yet, despite decades of research and many discoveries about other aspects of sleep, the question of why we sleep has been difficult to answer. The lack of a clear answer to this challenging question does not mean that this research has been a waste of time. In fact, we now know much more about the function of sleep, and scientists have developed several promising theories to explain why we sleep. In light of the evidence they have gathered, it seems likely that no single theory will ever be proven correct. Instead, we may find that sleep is explained by two or more of these explanations. The hope is that by better understanding why we sleep, we will learn to respect sleep's functions more and enjoy the health benefits it affords. ]
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