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Sleeping and Dreaming - Sleeping and Dreaming Despite the large amount of time we spend asleep, surprisingly little is actually known about sleeping and dreaming. Much has been imagined, however. Over history, sleep has been conceived as the space of the soul, as a state of absence akin to death, as a virtual or alternate reality, and more recently, as a form of (sub)consciousness in which memories are built and erased. The significance attributed to dreams has varied widely as well. The Ancient Greeks had surprise dream encounters with their gods....   [tags: Psychology Sleeping Dreams Essays] 4847 words
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Things that Determine Animals' Sleeping Style - It might seem obvious that all creatures sleep and many people do not even try to think of the reasons or the functions of sleeping patterns because sleeping is so natural things in life. However, there are many factors that are in connection with one’s sleeping style. Animals except human beings also have developed their sleeping patterns in the ways they can have better life. Since not all animals have same lifestyle, they do not sleep in and for the same time. Each of them has its own average sleeping time which matches its own living pattern....   [tags: evolution biology, sleepin patterns] 1007 words
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The Science of Sleeping - Sleep timing is controlled by the circadian cycle, working as a inner timekeeping, temperature controlling device, and the part of the body that act as a transmitter associated with wakefulness. "Sleep duration is also controlled by circadian rhythms; that is, the time one goes to sleep influences sleep duration." (Zimbardo, and Richard 143). A consistent pattern of cyclical body activities, this cycle constantly working on restoration and conservation of our bodies take place. "About a third of your circadian rhythm is devoted to that period of behavior quiescence called sleep.” (Zimbardo, and Richard 141) Sleep proceeds in cycles of Rapid Eye Movements (REM) and non-REM (NREM) sleep, cy...   [tags: Circadian Rythm, REM] 941 words
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Sleeping and Dreaming - Each night without fail our eyes grow heavy and our minds tired, and dreaming we drag ourselves to bed and normally fall asleep quickly and peacefully off to dream land we go. Why is this though. Why do we sleep every night. Why do we awake with dream fresh in our heads. How important is this most basic human routine to our survival. What happens when it is disturbed. Sleeping is extremely important for all mammals, but humans especially. Without sleep we are unable to function properly and at our fullest abilities....   [tags: Biology, Brain] 1264 words
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Complexity of Sleeping - Who does not like to sleep. For most people sleep is a time to rest after a long hard day. Sleeping is a way to recharge your body and your mind. Some people do not have a regular sleep cycle and those people do not enjoy sleep like others. Some people are diagnosed with a sleep disorder called narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is when the brain does not regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. Narcolepsy is classified as a neurological disorder and current research shows this disorder is a combination of genetic and environmental factors that influence the immune system....   [tags: Health]
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Sleeping With The Devil by Robert Baer - ... Barger became CEO of a standard oil company in California called Aramco. America knew they had an excellent supply of oil now, but the only thing was negotiating with the Saudi and making a deal or contract that’s would be reasonable. The Saudi knew that if they made this deal, that money and fortune would come their way so they took advantage of the opportunity. They took advantage of America’s dependence on their oil supplies. They are very greedy and corrupted when it comes to money and fortune....   [tags: literary analysis, theme]
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Biological Rhythm of Sleeping and Narcolepsy - Throughout the day, our bodies fluctuate and our brains follow. Our bodies have learned to work along with the twenty-four hour cycle of the day through the use of an internal clock called the circadian rhythm. As consciousness fades, different parts of our brain stop communicating with one another. The sleeping brain has its own biological rhythm. Approximately ever ninety minutes, we cycle through four sleep stages, NREM 1, NREM 2, NREM 3, and REM sleep. Biology and the environment interact with our sleep patterns causing sleep deprivation and sleeping disorders....   [tags: sleep paterns, internal clock] 580 words
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Sleeping is Beneficial for the Brain - Everyone sleeps, but there is a major mystery that involves sleep; why do we do it. In ancient and pre-historic times, when animals roamed wild, it does not seem the most ideal to be sleeping. Greek philosopher Aristotle came up with the first scientific theory of why we sleep. He believed that a person awakes from sleep once digestion of food is complete (2013). This theory has been proven to be wrong, but research shows that sleep has effects on the brain and the body. Humans sleep for about a third of their lives and there are dozens of different theories of reasons why it is actually a necessity (TED, 2013)....   [tags: memory, restoration ] 1112 words
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A Picture of Sleeping Beauty - A Picture of Sleeping Beauty Born in Scotland in 1874, Anne Anderson was a famous British writer and illustrator for children’s books. As a child, Anne grew up in Argentina but spent her adult years in England. Anne Anderson married a painter, Alan Wright, in 1912. Together they worked on numerous books and illustrations. Anne Anderson has a unique sense of style that uses line drawings and watercolors. Her works are usually delicate and lightly drawn in either black and white or color. Although the date of Anne Anderson’s death is unknown, it is thought to be around the year 1936....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Mythological Strategies In “Sleeping Beauty” - Most people have a general knowledge of what mythology is, such as Greek and Roman gods and goddesses. However when applied to literature, it takes on an entirely different meaning. Archetypes and symbols are methods commonly used by authors to unify their stories without blatantly stating the theme of the work. They drop subtle hints that lead into the universal meaning that the work revolves around to engage the reader and force them to think in a new way. In his short story “Sleeping Beauty”, Walt Disney uses archetypes and symbols to demonstrate the expectations in modern society and the happy ending that many people today strive after....   [tags: Mythology, Fairy Tales]
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Is Sleeping Beauty Our Solution? - Gene therapy is a procedure that applies genes to treat disorders, which have hereditary, viral or cancerous origin. Evidence of its humble beginnings can be found in the paper written by Stanfield Roger’s who in 1966 uncovered the ability of Shope rabbit papilloma virus to code for arginase. A mere 10 years later he was administering the virus to children suffering from argininemia “in the hope of replacing their genetically deficient enzymes” (Roger’s, 1976, p66). As stated by the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (2014, Para 1), the three gene therapy approaches currently under investigation are the removal of a mutated gene causing impairment, replacement of a d...   [tags: Gene Therapy, Disorders, Hereditary, Cancer]
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Dreams While Sleeping and Reality - As one goes to bed at night, the body’s daily functions begin to change. The muscles relax, the mind lets go and sleep begins. This moment is where the real fun begins. As the body sleeps, reality becomes replaced with the dream world, a fanciful place where the innermost being is found cowering like a creature vying to be freed. Some people have vivid dreams that are life-like; others cannot recall having dreamed. One concept is for sure, the dream world is one where the mind runs a free course....   [tags: Emotions, Imagination] 762 words
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Sleeping Beauties: An Evolution - ... It is a woman’s place to get married and serve the role as the wife. I also found Perrault’s version to be inconsistent with the idea of oral tradition because he pays a great deal of attention to detail, (for example "and before each fairy's place was a solid golden casket containing a knife, fork and spoon of pure gold inlaid with diamonds and rubies." and when he described how the beautiful the Princess looked as she was asleep). This kind of description does not traditionally exist in folk tales because they would be a lot to remember to be passed on orally....   [tags: E Talia, Basile, Perrault, Brothers Grimm]
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Sleeping Beauty: Feminist Critics - The biological differences that set apart the male and female gender throughout any culture remain eminent. Men are perceived as the stronger and dominant gender; women play the role of the weaker. In each culture the expectation of the manner in which men and women behave are influenced by the ideals and customs of that culture. In most predominant cultures, the man undertakes the role as a leader, and the woman devotes her life to the husband. Throughout history, traditions and literature provide a template to the identities of various cultures....   [tags: Literature, Gender Studies] 1097 words
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Sleeping Near the Beach - On a beautiful, tropical summer night I saw the world for the very first time. When I say I saw the world for the very first time I mean without seeing the city’s big bright advertising lights. The kind of lights that give you headaches when you realize every part of the world does not look like that. Like the one’s that are artificial lights. Or even noisy freeways, and fast food places every were I turn. I am talking about natural night lights that the moon and stars give off. Stunning lights that little fireflies can bring some people....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 731 words
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Sleeping Sickness - Imagine you have just returned from a safari to Africa. You soon develop a fever, swollen lymph nodes, and as time goes on you begin to have trouble sleeping. Eventually you cannot stay awake during the day or sleep at night, you begin to lose coordination, and if left untreated you could go into a coma and die within six months. While in Africa, you contracted African Trypanosomiasis, better known as sleeping sickness. You contracted this disease from one of the smallest animals you encountered on your safari, the tsetse fly....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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sleeping at the wheel - Sleeping At the Wheel The dangers of sleepiness when driving. Sleepiness affects the ability to concentrate and maintain attention and vigilance particularly when physically inactive. These effects may expose the sleepy individual to potentially dangerous consequences, particularly in sedentary and monotonous situations such as while driving a vehicle. Sleepiness is a major contributing factor to road traffic accidents. Studies of motorway accidents indicate that 20 to 25% appear to be due to drivers falling asleep at the wheel and are these are particularly likely to occur in the early morning or mid afternoon....   [tags: essays research papers] 937 words
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Sleeping With The Enemy - Sleeping With the Enemy Summary Oppression of women in our patriarchal society is seen daily. Men dominate women in so many ways it becomes hard to distinguish one form of oppression from another. In the movie Sleeping With the Enemy, a young woman battles daily with an abusive, domineering husband. Although the outside world may view Laura's life as perfect, the viewer sees the whole truth. Laura's perfect life consists of an attractive, wealthy husband who would do anything for her-even kill....   [tags: essays research papers] 1352 words
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Sleeping Habits - Everyday people are cutting down on the good aspects of life that are needed to sustain a healthy life style, in order to achieve the goals of their busy life schedule. The biggest component of one’s life that does not receive the full attention it deserves is sleep. Society, as a global scaled group, is guilty of minimizing the amount of sleep that one needs to achieve per night. Instead of actually taking the time to sleep and allow for the brain to rest, people replace sleep with other activities and methods to keep up, such as yoga and caffeine; but these activities are not able sustain and rejuvenate the brain like sleep does....   [tags: studying, working, health]
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Sleeping Disorders - Benjamin Franklin once said "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." This quote contains a lot of wisdom. Many people like a lot of sleep but not everyone get the amount of rest recommended each night. Lack of sleep is the condition of not having enough sleep. While sleep is a necessity its importance is undervalued; lack of sleep may cause health, academic and safety issues. Health Risks cause by sleep disorders can be obesity, heart diseases, diabetes and depression....   [tags: obesity, frustration, anxiety]
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The Pilgrim's Progress: Are Dreaming and Sleeping the Same? - Is Dreaming and Sleeping the Same. "As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I came to a place where there was a den. There I lay down to sleep: and as I slept, I dreamed a dream." This great and simple opening of The Pilgrim’s Progress may tell us that in the late 1600s Bunyan is trying to talk about his dream to the public to get his message through to the people. Before I get into this essay I need to clear out the true meaning of Dreaming and Sleeping. Sleeping is when your body is resting and mostly you are unaware of your surroundings....   [tags: god, communication, religion]
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The Case for Co-Sleeping with Your Baby - Every new parent wishes they were getting more sleep or better sleep. Co-sleeping can be advantageous for the mother, baby, and the rest of the family. I know I felt much more rested and had more energy for my other child, my house, and my husband when I was co-sleeping. There are many benefits to co-sleeping and some key safety tips as well. When you consider how helpless babies are at birth co-sleeping just makes sense. Babies are biologically made to stay close to their mothers. They are predesigned to survive, grow, and thrive on human milk....   [tags: neonatal care options]
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How to Manage Sleep and Sleeping Disorders - The one-third of our lives that we spend sleeping, far from being “unproductive,” plays a direct role in how full, energetic and successful the other two-thirds of our lives can be” (Why Do We). Sleep: A natural, periodically recurring physiological sate of rest for the mind and body marked by relative physical and nervous inactivity, complete or partial loss of consciousness and lessened responsiveness to external stimuli. (Sleep 1062) “Sleep seems like a perfectly fine waste of time,” mocks Maria Konnikova, writer for the New York Times....   [tags: health, waste of time, sleep loss]
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The Power of Not Sleeping: Dreamland by David Randall - Think for a moment about the world; think about our faced paced environment, about how we work ourselves away, about those soldiers who have to stay awake all night surveying a hostile environment. Now consider the United States’ sleeping habits in general, people try to last day to day on five or less hours of sleep a night. Society is pushing a sleepless workplace; when in actuality, depriving one’s self of sleep is one of the worst possible things that can be done. Sleep loss affects everyone; it will dull the focus and gnaw at the logic of even the most intelligent individual....   [tags: sleepless workplace, caffeine]
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Kongming: Sleeping Dragon - Zhuge Liang, also known as Kongming, was the chief strategist and advisor to the kingdom of Shu who lived the era of Three Kingdoms. His surname, Kongming, translates to sleeping dragon, and it was given to him because his talents were hidden from the world until the leader of the Kingdom of Shu requested his aid. Zhuge Liang mastered both domestic and foreign policies in addition to his unique technique of blending his knowledge of weather and astronomy using nature to defeat the enemy with armies of fewer men....   [tags: Chinese History ]
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My Sleeping Beauty - My Sleeping Beauty "So Katelyn, where did you want to go tonight?" I ask her softly, waiting for her reaction and definite outburst. She turns to face me from the passenger seat of my 2000 Toyota Tundra, a look of disbelief on her face. "Are you kidding me Hunter James Caverly. I'm a girl. This stuff is important to our kind," she remarks angrily, though she probably suspects I am bluffing. I chuckle, amused by her touchiness. "I'm just kidding, sweetheart." Tonight I am taking Katelyn on a moonlight picnic, which I spent all afternoon setting up....   [tags: personal narrative] 1579 words
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Sleeping Beauties Need Their Beauty Sleep - Once there was a man named Ralph, who moved from Austria to Tulsa, Oklahoma. There in Tulsa he found a secret ocean that was as large as the Pacific. He would sail across this ocean on his yacht. One day a giant shark the size of the Titanic bit off a chunk of his ship. He began to drown almost immediately. Ralph began to pray his last prayer when suddenly Iron Man swooped in and saved him. Iron Man explained that the shark just wanted to play with Ralph, but he did not know how strong he really was....   [tags: sleep regularly, deficiencies, tulsa]
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Waking a Sleeping Giant: Pearl Harbor - In an effort to attain control of the Pacific Ocean, Japan launched an unprecedented attack against the United States Naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Despite the isolationist attitude of America prior to joining World War II, an embargo against Japan in part prompted the terrible offence. Hideki Tōjō, a radical conservative, had recently been elected Prime Minister of Japan, under his leadership; a plan to expand the Empire of Japan was developed. The attack planned by the Japanese Admiral Isoruko Yamamoto who had been educated in America, and had served two tours of duty in the United States was strategically quite brilliant (Japan)....   [tags: Isolationist Attitude, Catalyst]
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College And Sleeping - Are you curious if those all night cram study hours are working. I bet your wondering if they are actually helping or hurting your midterm grade. I’m sure all of us have spent an all nighter studying for that Chemistry or Economics exam that you just have to do well on because its 50 percent of your grade. Not only are you studying so hard for that A+, but your mental well-being. We all feel pressured to do well in college for many reasons. For that high paying job were promised if we graduate from a top-notch school or what about the assumption that you will have a better future....   [tags: essays research papers] 1141 words
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Analysis of The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky - 'It seems to me, my dear friend, that the music of this ballet will be one of my best creations. The subject is so poetic, so grateful for music, that 1 have worked on it with enthusiasm and written it with the warmth and enthusiasm upon which the worth of a composition always depends." - Tchaikovsky, to Nadia von Meck. The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky is another ballet that is based on a fairy tale, and was first presented to the Tsar of Russia. It tells the story of Princess Aurora, King Florestan's daughter....   [tags: Music] 573 words
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Personal Narrative - Sleeping with the Enemy - Sleeping with the Enemy When I fall asleep in public, Alex informs everyone that "Bryan likes to pay money to go to sleep." His words don't stray far from the truth. I am convinced that I am afflicted, cursed, by something. I am haunted by the constant threat of unconsciousness. Glancing behind me, I see nothing, but sense the shadow that lurks. He is never very far, waiting patiently for me to drop my guard. We are very close, my shadow and I, and we know all of each others' tricks. A continuing match of wits takes place every time I step into a living room, a movie theater, a library, an automobile....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1761 words
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The Importance of Dreaming and Sleeping - The Importance of Dreaming and Sleeping Dreams and dreaming is an important part of our lives. They’re a reliable source of insight, personal enrichment, and life affirming revelations. Dreams are the language of a person's subconscious mind. Before a person starts to dream, there are certain cycles or stages that a person goes through in their sleep. Sleeping is important to our lives. Many people spend about twenty five years sleeping and dreaming. There are four-ninety minute stages of sleep that a person goes through a night....   [tags: Dreaming Dreams Psychology Essays]
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A Goodnight Sleep: Is Co-Sleeping a Good Idea? - ... For example, when infants sleep on their stomach or, with blankets. Infants shouldn’t sleep with blankets because they could suffocate just as easily as when in a parent’s bed. If parents decide co-sleeping is for them, “There are some benefits.” (Lifescience) Bonding with mom and dad, infants need to be love and this way they feel close to their parents. Easier feedings in the middle of the night, for the mom and baby, especially for breast feeding. Lastly sleep is a big deal when you have a newborn, they cry a lot and this way the parents can be close and be able to take care of the problem....   [tags: dangerous, child, parent, baby, room]
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Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function - Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function As we all know, sleep is an important part of our lives. Without the proper amounts and type of sleep, fatigue and other problems can arise. Generally, we can clearly distinguish between a sleeping person and a person that is awake. With sleeping disorders, the distinction between an awake person and a sleeping person becomes more intriguing. What is the difference, how does it relate to the I-function and consciousness. Each sleeping disorder has its own unique answer to this question....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Human African Trypanosomaisis a.k.a. African Sleeping Sickness - The Human African Trypanosomiasis, more commonly referred to as African sleeping sickness, is a biological vector-borne parasitic ("Trypanosomiasis, human african," 2014). The communicable infection is caused by protozoan parasite of the genus Trypanosoma. Transmission occurs to humans by tsetse flies bites. The tsetse flies acquire infection when feeding on blood containing trypomastigotes from infected humans or animals. The parasite will go through asexual reproduction in the fly gut, evolving from a procyclic trypomastigotes to epimastigotes....   [tags: parasite, disease, blood] 819 words
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Disney's Medievalesque Sleeping Beauty - Disney's Medievalesque Sleeping Beauty "It was not once upon a time, but in a certain time in history, before anyone knew what was happening, Walt Disney cast a spell on the fairy tale. He did not use a magic wand or demonic powers. On the contrary, Disney employed the most up-to-date technological means and used his own American "grit" and ingenuity to appropriate European fairy tales. His technical skills and ideological proclivities were so consummate that his signature obfuscated the names of Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and Collodi....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Sleeping Disorders - Sleeping Disorders I am going to start by telling you what a sleeping disorder is. A sleeping disorder is a problem that affects something to do with sleep. Not all sleeping disorders have symptoms that are obvious to a person or their family and friends, here are some common sleep disorders. - Insomnia - Sleep Apnea - Narcolepsy - Restless Leg Syndrome - Parasomnia - Bruxism - Jet Lag - Shiftwork I will be discussing the sleeping disorders listed above and what symptoms they can cause....   [tags: essays research papers] 1336 words
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sleeping poll - Many people have a hard time sleep sleeping, about two in five surveyed in this article are sleepy during the day that it causes them to nod off or interferes with work and activities during that day. Julia Sommerfeld, who wrote the article, "Poll paints portrait of a sleepy nation." Shows how if people got a little more sleep, it can stop a lot of little mistake that happen in everyday life. From getting impatient with the kids, overeating, and making mistakes at the work. These are all probably people have from not getting enough rest at night....   [tags: essays research papers] 408 words
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Sleeping Late - Life is so busy sometimes we don’t get enough sleep. Some days our bodies need more sleep than others. Some people like to sleep in after a busy week at work, or a long night of partying. Others feel that sleeping in can help them relieve some stress. Trying a few of these trips may help you to sleep in. In order to sleep in longer, you should plan ahead for the weather. For example, when the weather is going to be hot and muggy, crank up the air conditioner. When your body gets too hot, you will wake up....   [tags: essays research papers] 756 words
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Sleeping Arrangements - Sleeping Arrangements The autobiography I read was Sleeping Arrangements, the childhood memoirs of Laura (Lily) Shaine Cunningham. I chose this person simply because I had never heard of her before. Everybody was doing a book on celebrities, and at first I wanted to do Audrey Hepburn. I love her films; I have even already read a biography on her. But many other people were doing their biographies on her, and I realized that if I could find a book by a person who has led a typical childhood I would be different....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1082 words
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Diversification Plans for Just Sleeping Inn - Diversification plans for Just Sleeping Inn Related Diversification In an effort to create a competitive advantage over other hotel chains, and give our customers greater service, Just sleeping Inn will expand our hotel chain to include a car rental service at all of our locations. Through several years of surveying customers and other demographics we have found that offering rental car service at the hotel instead of at the airport would greatly increase the satisfaction of our customers....   [tags: essays research papers] 407 words
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Sleeping Beauty's Castle - Sleeping Beauty's Castle The past has a great influence on present culture. However ideas and themes of the past can change with time. This is true with the ideas associated with the medieval castle. These castles, which once served as a military fortress as well as a residence, are now often associated with the fantastical, popular images people can have of the middle ages. Sleeping Beauty's castle at Disneyland is a good example because it represents an idea to many people of what a medieval castle may have looked like....   [tags: Compare Contrast Castles Architecture Essays]
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The Importance of Nutrition and Sleeping Habits In The Classroom - The Importance of Nutrition and Sleeping Habits In The Classroom Having good nutrition and sleeping habits is very important for education. It is important for children and adolescents to perform well in the classroom so that they get the most out of their education. Having poor sleeping habits or poor eating habits can have many harmful effects on a child’s classroom performance. If children have good eating habits as well as good sleeping habits they will perform better and be able to live up to their potential....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet] 907 words
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Short-term and Long-term, Not Resting Habits Bring Bad Effects - ... In the US, every year there are approximately 3.3 million people who come to the doctor because of trouble sleeping, and there are about 60 percent of the population has problems with sleeping habits. People who can control stress better requires less sleep. Exercise also lowers purposes bedtime. In other words, if we have a controlled and positive emotions or we exercise regularly, then it will make us more efficient sleep. Benefits of sufficient rest - Rest makes the body renew itself. Damaged parts repaired, filled with enzymes and energy returned....   [tags: sleeping, resting] 1032 words
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The Reality as Opposed to the Disney Versions of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty - ... Talia becomes pregnant and when one of the twins sucks the thumb she is pricked, Talia finally wakes up. Coincidentally, the King is lustful and finds her again. This time, the King confesses what he has done and Talia reacts to her rape and defilement during her “sleep” with happiness and loving towards him. This creates the message to young men that it’s allowable to rape women and that women are more than accepting to have sex without permission. Talia shows this by bearing the King’s children and later on becoming his loving wife....   [tags: conformity and confinement]
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The Research and Development of the High Altitude Sleeping System: HASS - The Research and Development of the High Altitude Sleeping System: HASS Abstract Various negative physiological effects of sleeping at high elevations increase dramatically above 12,000 feet. These effects include dehydration, hypothermia, susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, high altitude sleep apnea, severe fatigue, and other ailments of varying severity. Until now, technology has done very little to address these problems. Working in the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Biological Altitude Testing Laboratory, undergraduate David de la Garza and I developed a High Altitude Sleeping System called HASS....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1735 words
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The Whole Town's Sleeping and Terribly Strange Bed - The Whole Town's Sleeping and Terribly Strange Bed In this essay I will be comparing two (2) short stories 'The Whole Town's sleeping' by Ray Bradbury (1950) and 'A Terribly Strange Bed' by Wilkie Collins (1856). Both stories are about fear and they make us feel fear or are supposed to; they make the reader scared or frightened. Both stories have the same purpose, which is so scare the reader. I am going to compare the way Ray Bradbury and Wilkie Collins create tension, suspense, mood and tone....   [tags: English Literature] 969 words
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Parent's Request for their Child not to Sleep at an Early Childhood Setting - The scenario we are debating is a parent's request for their child not to sleep at an early childhood setting and what issues are created when a parent makes this request. How does this affect the educators, the child and other children. There are many cultural variations and theories to consider concerning children’s sleep from the age of the child, to sleeping routines, where the child sleeps and from a safety point of view. At three months of age, it is recommended that babies sleep in their own room....   [tags: cosleeping, bedtime, sleeping routines]
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Effects and Remedies of Phase Delay Sleep - Phase delayed sleep, unlike other sleeping conditions, is both a temporary and genetically inherited disorder that causes an inability to sleep until later hours and makes it difficult to wake in the morning, and depending on the case, may have cures or only treatments. For those with the disorder, most do not get enough sleep because of their inability to go to bed before midnight. There are different severities of the condition: some mild, moderate and severe. The difficulty does not lie with the inability to sleep well; but rather with the inability to sleep during the time frame required for wakefulness the next morning....   [tags: sleeping disorders, melatonin, pills]
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An Exploration of Sleeps Effects on the Brain - Coming from a teenager, sleep is a beautiful thing that when I wake up at noon it allows me to feel fully revived and ready to seize what is left of the day. The great historic, Benjamin Franklin, once said of sleep, “Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Nobody every really needed to prove the healthy part of his saying because most people know that after sleeping the body seems to gain energy. The second part to his statement probably could use a bit of proving because whenever I try that I never see a paycheck....   [tags: REM, sleeping, NREM]
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