Miscellaneous Quiz / Biorhythms Studies

Random Miscellaneous Quiz

Can you name the Biorhythms Studies?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/31 Timer 10:00
HintAnswer
Exhausting physical exercise = go to sleep faster
Hibernation Theory
Part of the brain that convert light to nerve impulses (involved in seasonal affective disorder)
Neurotransmitter secreted by the pineal gland
Developed restoration theory, saying NREM doesnt recover body tissue
Stayed awake for 264 hours, developed blurred vision, mild paranoia
Looked a NY baseball teams, phase delay won 40%, phase advance won 37%
Studies sleep patterns of 54 species, found numerous correlations
Runners sleep more NREM after marathon
Research if money can overcome sleep deprivation
Damaged the SCN of rats, finding they had defective sleep patterns
Optional (light NREM) and core sleep (deep NREM and REM)
Suggested sleep keeps prey safe
Motor learning improved if sleep followed training
Studied 39 species, found prey sleep less than predators
Research family conflict and development of insomnia
HintAnswer
Said phase advance is worse, sleep well before a flight
Changed Utah Chemical plant to 3 week forward rotation shift. Found higher productivity, lower stress and better health
Said sleep time and NREM and REM can be influenced by a range of other factors
Discovered the ascending reticular formation which controlled REM (locus coeruleus) and NREM (Raphe Nuclei)
Circadian rhythm of morning type is 2 hours ahead of evening type
Explantion of sleep function that say sleep has evolved into an essential behaviour
Meta anaylsis of 65 studies of sleep patterns of 5-102 year olds
suggested REM = brain restoration and NREM = body restoration
Lived in a cave for 179 days with no natural light, thought he was in there for 151 days
Patients suffering from brain trauma sleep more REM
Damaged the SCN of male hamsters, which eliminated their circannual rhythm of testosterone
Stayed awake for 201 hours, developed mental disturbance and hallucinations
Found SCN damage in squirrels eliminated normal circadian patterns
Selective disruption of REM and NREM showed improvement on simple visual task, depended on REM
Changed Philadelphia Police to 18 forward rotation shift, found 40% reduction in accidents, 30% reduction in sleeping on job

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.