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    HW 4 is associated with Chapter 4, Objective 7: Summarize the theories of why we dream. (Pages 164-165)
    For this HW, first consider the three theories of why we sleep (summarized in Table 4.2). Based on your opinion, which theory makes the most sense? Which of these theories helps us best understand why we sleep?
    Secondly, consider the three theories of why we dream (on pages 164-165). Which of these theories (Freud's Interpretation of dreams, Activation-synthesis model, or neurocognitive theory of dreams) do you think helps us best understand why we dream?
    The form of this HW is to write a report with a table or figure. For this HW, it makes sense to copy in the table 4.2 to your HW and use as your table. Make sure you include 5 key terms in your report.
    Key Terms:
    Activation-synthesis model
    Alpha waves
    Beta waves
    Circadian rhythm
    Consciousness
    Delta waves
    Latent content
    Manifest content
    Nightmares
    Rapid eye movement (REM)
    REM rebound
    REM sleep behavior disorder

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    the three theories of why we sleep (summarized in Table 4.2). Based on your opinion, which theory makes the most sense? Which of these theories helps us best understand why we sleep?

    The theory that I believe most accurately represents the reason why humans sleep is the repair and restoration theory of sleep. The human body needs sleep as this has been proven to be a physiological necessity wherein those who ...

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    The expert summarize the theories of why we dream. The activation-synthesis models are reported.

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