Impacts of Sleep Loss and Stress
$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Advanced
CEU Course Description
Sleep has been ascribed a critical role in cognitive functioning. This advanced CEU course provides evidence linking sleep to mechanisms of protein synthesis-dependent synaptic plasticity and synaptic scaling. How disruption of sleep by acute and chronic stress may impair these mechanisms and degrade sleep function is also considered.
Article Author: Janne Grønli, Ph.D., et al.
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate the specific functions that have been proposed for NREM and REM sleep in humans.
2. Investigate what early long-term potentiation depends on.
3. Identify the condition for which repeated exposure to stressors may constitute an environmental risk factor.
4. Describe the relationship between sleep loss and cortisol levels.
Date Added: 2016-11-14
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