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The Theory Of The Circadian Rhythm

- When most people think of sleep, they think of it as a relaxed but yet not a very important part of our daily lives. What most people don’t understand is although we are not up and moving around and getting tasks completed, our brains are still very active. Without sleep our bodies do not function correctly on a daily basis, and our mental state is at risk. Our bodies rely on two different things to let our bodies know when we need to be asleep. One is called the circadian rhythm, which is the physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a twenty four hour cycle, that revolves around the light and dark of the day....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm]

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The Circadian Rhythm Is Maintained By The Suprachismatic Nucleus

- Further delving into the biology of fatigue, the circadian rhythm is maintained by the Suprachismatic Nucleus (SCN), which is a bundle of cells in the hypothalamus section of the brain. This section responds to signals originating from light and dark. Light signals tell the body it’s time to be awake while dark signals tell it to go to sleep. The SCN is also able to signal other aspects of sleep/wakefulness such as hormones (cortisol/melatonin) and body temperature (NSF, n.d.) Disruption to our body’s homeostasis and circadian rhythm can be particularly disorientating for individuals in the aviation community, with symptoms ranging from general difficulty thinking (mental manifestation) to...   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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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]

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Dancing And The Rhythm Of Children

- Dancing to the Rhythm of Children Every experience is learning a lesson, what lessons you choose your child to engage could impact their ability to deal with everyday obstacles. Children without siblings must be participating in organized group activities. These groups teach important life lessons that we must all know. Not all children will have the same activity. Dance is the crucial one for my daughter. These activities can give children with no siblings a chance to learn important fundamentals, seeing peers struggle while still persevering, and surely building memories on top of bonds....   [tags: Psychology, Family, One-child policy, Learning]

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Rhythm and Blues- R&B

- Rhythm and blues, also known as R&B, is something that I really enjoy. I am a singer and along with country music, R&B is my favorite thing to sing. With rhythm and blues, there is a song for every emotion, so most of the time the songs can be very relatable. The songs have a variety of subjects like sex, work, and even drinking. In this paper I will briefly discuss how rhythm and blues started, how it evolved into today’s music and why I like it so much. “Rhythm and blues is a combination of soulful singing and a strong backbeat” (Cahoon, 2004)....   [tags: Misuc Industry, Genre, Atlanta, Georgia, Music]

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What is Biological Rhythm?

- ... During Ultradian there is a small timeframe of wakefulness where the person can change the sleeping position leading them to falling back to their sleep this rhythm is less deep sleep leading to having the REM timeframe longer. Stages of Non REM Sleep Stage 1 The first stage of sleep is a least 15 minutes of sleep this is the stage we often awake from. Our eyes are closed during this stage but we can easily be awakened by no problem. At times of this stage when people have awakened they may feel as if they hadn’t slept at all....   [tags: periodic environmental change, organisms]

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Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices

- Introduction Magnetic materials are categorised as either hard or soft. A soft magnet material is easy to magnetise/demagnetise, whereas hard magnetic materials retain their magnetic properties after being magnetised. Permanent magnets are made up of hard magnetic materials which is able to create its own persistent magnetic field once magnetised. They can be made in different sizes and strength and thus, making them implantable into the body without anatomical restriction. Different kind of magnets are nowadays being used in medical application from magnets for retention to guides for catheters in brain surgery....   [tags: catheters, magnetic materials]

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The Rhythm and Blues (R&B) Is a Type of Music

- Objectives This research paper aims at exposing and making awareness of the meaning of rhythm and blues as a type of music. It also aims at creating a clear and deeper understanding of this type of music, the nature, the style and the vocals involved. It may be very relevant to those who aims at soaring in this art but lacks understanding of what it entails. It will also be informative to those who like this kind of music, but lacks deeper understanding of the music. The research will be through research from books, journals and websites....   [tags: music, style, vocals, art]

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The Internal Body Clock or Circadian Rhythm

- Circadian rhythm is the internal body clock that controls psychological and biological processes in a 24-hour cycle. Circadian is the Latin word meaning “about 24 hours”. Circadian rhythms are triggered by cues that signal light and darkness (such as sunrise and sunset) as well as other visual cues (like clocks and television programs) The circadian clock in humans is found in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), which is a cluster of cells located in the hypothalamus (a region inside the brain) that respond to light and dark signals....   [tags: sleep, light, schedules]

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Music, Rhythm, And Blues, Soul And Calypso

- Early 1960s, a mix Caribbean musical style of jazz, rhythm-and-blues, soul and calypso surfaced from the cultural setting of the urban underclass of Kingston, Jamaica, then later gained ground in Africa in the 80s. Public opinion about African reggae artists is that, they are either illiterate or abuse illegal substances. While such stereotypes hold true for some, here is a man whose career has broken the barriers of such stereotypes with a career of pre–and post–‘born again.’ I am waiting in a music studio at Martin Luther’s Street in Lansing, Michigan....   [tags: Reggae, Bob Marley, Rastafari movement, Peter Tosh]

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Impact of Rhythm and Blues on African-American Culture

- Rhythm and blues, also known today as “R & B”, has been one of the most influential genres of music within the African American Culture, and has evolved over many decades in style and sound. Emerging in the late 1940's rhythm and blues, sometimes called jump blues, became dominant black popular music during and after WWII. Rhythm and blues artists often sung about love, relationships, life troubles, and sometimes focused on segregation and race struggles. Rhythm and blues helped embody what was unique about black American culture and validate it as something distinctive and valuable....   [tags: Music, Genres Jerry Wexler]

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Autumn Rhythm by Jackson Pollock

- Essay Critique on "Autumn Rhythm" By Jackson Pollock I have chosen to critique the art masterpiece, Autumn Rhythm. Autumn Rhythm is oil on canvas, 8' 9" x 17' 3." It is my opinion, before you can critique Autumn Rhythm; you must try to understand the artist and his/her background. Artist Jackson Pollock was from a working class family who lived and worked in Wyoming, Arizona, and southern California. He studied at two different art schools; Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and the Art Student's League in New York, he also studied with several other great artists during his time....   [tags: Artists]

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The International Sweethearts of Rhythm

- The International Sweethearts Of Rhythm During the big band era, among the many big bands that were active, were also a handful of all-female bands. The Harlem Harlicans, formed by Lil Armstrong in 1932, Ina Ray Hutton and her Melodears, the Parisian Redheads and others were famous in their time, yet none survived history as the International Sweethearts Of Rhythm. Their story is a complex one, especially as the founding members are now deceased, and no one knows who is right and who¡¦s wrong....   [tags: Music]

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Biblical Rhythm

- Biblical Influences on Cry, the Beloved Country or: Cry, the Beloved Country: Like the Bible but Shorter To anyone and everyone: This is one of the great books. It reads like a lovely poem. Enjoy and reflect. --unknown lawyer from Chicago The owner of the South Haven, Michigan bookstore The Hidden Room discovered this simple yet memorable comment written firmly on a memo card of a noted Chicago legal firm. The card was left in a copy of Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country. From his early childhood, Paton was a lover of language and a devout Christian....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Use of Instrumentation, Rhythm and Dynamics in Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique

- Music is a very powerful tool. It has the power to bring happiness or sorrow. It can stir up old memories that someone has forgotten. In Berlioz’s case he uses one of his most famous pieces, Symphonie Fantastique to tell a story. Berlioz combines the use of instrumentation, rhythm and dynamics in a stunningly effective way that conveys to the listener a tragic tale of an artist, whose true love didn’t reciprocate his feelings leading him down a path of self destruction. The first tool Berlioz employs to tell his story is instrumentation....   [tags: music, berlioz, symphony]

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An Outline of Research Studies On Humans' Sense of Rhythm

- An Outline of Research Studies On Humans' Sense of Rhythm * Folkard et al, had six students spend a month isolated from any external cues. Temperature and activities were recorded constantly, and mood levels were measured every two hours using computer tasks. One student was asked to play her bagpipes regularly to see if the body’s sense of rhythm was affected by the absence of external cues. Folkard et al findings confirmed the existence of several internal clocks....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects Of Artificial Light On Melatonin And Circadian Rhythms

- Negative Consequences of Artificial Light on Melatonin and Circadian Rhythms Introduction Artificial light has many adverse effects on humans and the environment. It is responsible for various functions within the human body, including cellular responses, mutations and melatonin productions. Specifically, it impacts circadian rhythms within humans by disrupting our internal master clock. Circadian rhythms are governed by the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) that is the master clock within our bodies (Foulkes et al....   [tags: Circadian rhythm, Melatonin]

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Causes And Effect Of Circadian Rhythms

- Every college student experiences it: that moment of deep regret when they realize that they took “Thirsty Thursday” a bit to the extreme and Friday comes along and they feel as though it is impossible to wake up for that early morning class. Not to worry though because there is a life-saving nectar invented specifically for this circumstance -- or so most college students think at least -- and this nectar is none other than coffee. This notorious cycle is repeated by most college students most weeks and few actually consider how this cycle is actually affecting not just their current state but also their entire physiology as well....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Melatonin, Hypothalamus]

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The Use of Form and Rhythm in William Carlos Williams's poem, The Dance

- The Use of Form and Rhythm in William Carlos Williams’s poem,“The Dance”      In William Carlos Williams’s poem, “The Dance”, Williams uses the inspiration of a painting by Peter Breughel to shape his poem. Peter Breughel’s painting called “The Kermess” depicts a peasant dance of the mid fifteenth century. It shows the form and rhythm of the dance. Williams also captures the form and the rhythm of this dance in his poem. In William Carlos Williams poem, “The Dance” the open form, suggested images, and rhythm embodies the dance depicted in the painting “The Kermess” by Peter Breughel....   [tags: William Carlos Williams Poetry]

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Spatial Rhythm and Poetic Invention in William Carlos Williams' Sunday in the Park

- William Carlos Williams was fascinated by the ways in which living organisms and inert matter occupy space--how they move in it, or cannot move, are cramped or allowed to roam freely--and how the space inside organisms and matter is charted, perceived, and manipulated. Williams's preoccupation with actual space in the material world is paralleled by his formal experimentations with the placement of words on the page. "Without invention nothing is well spaced" (P 50), Williams writes at the beginning of "Sunday in the Park," raising the question, what does "well spaced" mean for Williams....   [tags: Williams' Sunday in the Park]

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Does The Early Bird Really Get The Worm?

- Sleepy Heads Does the early bird really get the worm. This has been an old time saying for many, many moons. Times are changing and many more people are starting to work/live the night life. Life is becoming more open at night as well. What is this really doing to the human body and can people functions properly being a night owl. In this paper we are going to be learning together and finding something we may have not known about. Does the early bird really get the worm. So how does the sleep cycle work....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm]

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Understanding the Realtion Between Math and Music

- ... Amplitude refers to the distance from crest or trough of the wave to its equilibrium position. Garland (1995) stated, frequency is a term that describes the number of waves, or vibrations, that pass a given point per second (p. 28). It is inversely proportional to the wavelength, which is the distance of one wave cycle. Frequency can be evaluated in the pitch of a tone: a higher pitch has a higher frequency. A simple tone has constant frequency and amplitude, and its graph is similar to a sine curve....   [tags: rhythm and frequency, galileo galilei]

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Acceptance of Death in Yeats’s ‘An Irish Airman Foresees his Death’ and Shakespeare’s ‘Come Away, Come Away, Death’

- ... The speaker beseeches death to allow him to be laid to rest. Similarly in Yeats’s poem, the awareness of death is expressed in the opening lines of the poem ‘I know that I shall meet my fate | Somewhere among the clouds above;’ (1,2). However, as opposed to Shakespeare’s poem, Yeats’s speaker is accepting death at the hands of war. ‘Somewhere among the clouds above’ (2) is a metaphor for death in battle in the sky. This idyllic description is in contrast to what it is referencing, which is a brutal death in war....   [tags: lament, thrilling, rhythm]

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Abnormal Amount Of Food Eaten During A Mouse 's Active Phase Will Alter Their Sleep Patterns

- Hypothesis Statement Based on previous studies, I hypothesize that an abnormal amount of food eaten during a mouse’s active phase will alter its sleep patterns because sleep is controlled by the circadian rhythm and irregular food intake causes a disruption in the circadian rhythm. Introduction The circadian clock is a biological system that allows organisms to synchronize their activities, such as sleep, to changes in their external environment, such as the rising and setting of the sun. Any abnormal changes in an organism’s external environment may lead to disruptions of normal circadian rhythms....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Chronotype]

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Reflection of a Jazz Concert

- Attending for the first time at a jazz concert was a great experience; it was performed at the Wolfson Campus. The instruments that took part of it were the drums, piano, saxophone and bass. The piano was the one that mostly called my attention, the pianist was Lynne Arriale, even though at first she had troubles adjusting the amplifier, the melody and rhythm of it was perfect, it made me want to follow the rhythm during the whole concert. The swing and syncopation, improvisation, bent notes and modes helped to keep a great rhythm during the whole performance....   [tags: music, rhythm, instrument ]

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The New Musical Language of The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky

- ... Schoenberg’s music consists of replacing tonality and instead inserting his own twelve-tone method. His creation of the twelve-tone method is what established him as a lead in contemporary music. In his early works he remained using tonality, but soon in his later years is when he desired to expand outside the box of tonality, deterrating the difference between consonance and dissonance and the home key. Within his piece Pierrot Lunaire, Schoenberg uses expressionism to the highest degree....   [tags: texture, ballet, rhythm, instruments]

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Math and Music: An Introduction and Mathematical Analysis

- Math and Music: An Introduction and Mathematical Analysis Rhythm and Frequency To understand the relation between math and music, the primary step is to study the nature of rhythm, frequency and amplitude. Everything around us has its own pattern of rhythm, from the motion of protons and neutrons, to the beats in rock music. Rhythm is determined by the periodicity of vibration of certain object in its surrounding substance, or medium. The vibration is repeated at a constant time length, thus creating wave motion....   [tags: rhythm, frequency, amplitude]

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Similar Characteristics between West-African and Cuban Music

- This world is a big place. It is very diverse, in culture, beliefs, traditions, and even music. Music is an important part of this world; not just pop music and what many first world countries are used to, but music of the world as well, such as melodies in Cuba or Africa. These two countries share many characteristics in their music, despite being two very different places. From the melody, to the rhythm, and even the instruments and cultural practices, the countries of Cuba and Africa have both very similar traits in their music....   [tags: rhythm, melody, drums, beat]

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The Safety Of Employees Should Be Top Priority

- Various factories, hospitals, police units, and firefighting squads are required to have people on call during all hours of the night. While this requirement does benefit the greater population, it requires a set of employees to stay up all night: working. Although these shifts are necessary for companies to produce products, or to be alert in case of emergencies, there are many downfalls to working this extra time. The care for and safety of employees should be top priority over the amount of product, profit, and similar factors....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Circadian rhythms]

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Influence of African Music in North American and Latin American Music

- It is not possible for cultures to develop in a vacuum. Each culture is actually an amalgamation of the many cultures that have come before them. Sometimes the roots of certain traits are easily identified; other times the culture has to be stripped down to find them. Regardless, all cultures develop from something else. This can be especially true in the case of music. Many of the dominate traits found in North American and Latin American music can actually be traced back many generations to the African slaves brought to those countries....   [tags: jazz, culture, rhythm, drums]

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The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How's of Creating a Content Marketing Strategy

- ... It is smart to be active on all social platforms, but most companies need to choose one or two they are the most active on and automate the others. The context of each social media channel is different and you have to treat them differently. For instance, Instagram is more about the company’s personal experiences. Instagram feeds should have a more personal feel like photos of the staff and inner workings of the office. Whereas, images on social platforms like Pinterest would be better off pinning photos of quotes, images of the company ads, or interesting info graphics relevant to the industry....   [tags: company promotion, finding a rhythm]

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Personal Experience: My Favorite Type of Music is Rock and Roll

- Out of all the various types of music we have studied, I would have to say my favorite type of music would be from the mid to late 60s’, 70’s and 80‘s era. My favorite style of music would be rock& roll. To be specific I am talking about some of the music we studied in unit 12, 13 and 18 of our text book. I like this style of music the best because it best represents who I am and what I enjoy. The lyrics to the songs during these times were mainly fun and easily understood compared to other genres of earlier music that seemed were very dark, depressing, or hard for me to understand or relate to....   [tags: rhythm, backbeat, genres]

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The Effects of Music on the Mind, Brain, and Body

- Music has incredible effects on the brain and body. Ever since the beginning of time, music has been around. It can influence the way a person thinks and behaves, and also social interactions. Teens are more susceptible to this (Revatto 1). Music can be used in therapy by helping people with depression, and can even be a more natural way to heal the body (“How Music...” 1). In some cases, songs and melodies can help or make diseases worse. Music is a powerful thing and can affect your brain and many other things in your body in numerous ways....   [tags: therapy, rhythm, concentration]

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Comparing and Contrasting Poems by Wilfried Owen and Robert Frost

- These two poems are in some way quite similar, as the authors write about two male characters, an injured man and a young boy, one of whom dies later. Wilfried Owen explored the effects of war on those who live through it by comparing the present life of an injured soldier to his past hopes and accomplishments. Robert Frost‘s poem, is seen as a vision of the inhuman evils of technology, and its violence and bleakness appear to justify such a view. The “victims“ are both young men, but the circumstances of their injury/death are very different, one is war, the other domestic....   [tags: solider, death, rhythm]

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Music Theory: A Nursing Intervention

- The advancement of the nursing field depends on the continuation of research and the development of a theoretical knowledge base. Middle-range theories help improve nursing research and nursing practice by providing a testable hypothesis as a model for directing further research. “The Theory of Music, Mood and Movement (MMM) to Improve Health Outcomes” discusses the use of music as a method to increase activity levels, improve mood and enhance the overall health of the body. Studies using the MMM theory have been conducted to determine improvements in cardiovascular health, reducing depression, interventions in pain management, treatment of stroke victims and improving the overall care of ca...   [tags: Health Care Innovation, Rhythm]

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Development of Western Classical Music

- Current western classical music did not occur overnight. It was a long process that had its beginnings in the sacred music of the Middle Ages. War, disease, famine, political unrest and advancements in science brought changes, to not only how music was perceived, but also in how it was presented, giving modern western classical music its rich history today. In medieval times the Catholic Church controlled every aspect of life. The church educated the nobles, advised the rulers, presided over judgments and was the spiritual guide for the people....   [tags: Melody, Harmony, Rhythm]

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Functions of Dance in Society

- ... There were dance halls created to cater towards the troops for example, The Palais Royale in America. It served as a servicemen’s center where there were dances held on every Saturday Night and Sunday Afternoon. Social dancing proved to be the most versatile and convenient activity as reported by Mass-observation that dancing was the least affected by the blackout during the war. This was definitely a selling point because people had to endure with the constant air raids from the enemies. Dance was a popular recreational activity where people could expand their network, meet their future life partners and create beautiful memories....   [tags: rhythm and gaiety, jazz age]

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Soul in Black Popular Music

- Soul was a term adopted to describe Black popular music as it evolved from the 1950’s into the 1960’s, and through to the early 1970’s. Many people saw it as merely a new term for Rhythm and Blues. Soul was a return to the roots of Black music, to the Blues and in particular to Gospel and the church. Soul preserves similarities from the Blues such as the emotional honesty, the vocal intensity and the use of call and response. The musical form of soul known as the Motown sound came from Detroit. Soul commentators and historians, since the mid 60’s judge it from going astray from the directed audience....   [tags: my girl, rhythm, blues]

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Music of Our Lives

- Music of Our Lives The sweet rhythm of a fast beat, the slow steady pace of a love song, or heavy rock-and-roll anthem to energize yourself. Music has always been an important key, all across the world, n expressing, motivating, and being ourselves together in the toughest of time. Better or worse. Music, in every type, plays an important role in committing to its many jobs with the key ingredients of lyrics, pace, rhythm, and that little piece of soul given to each song written. Which is how, even today, music still plays a very important song in our lives....   [tags: lyrics, pace, rhythm, soul]

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Musical Resistance in Africa

- In the face of oppression and hardship, creative outlets emerge as a source of community and support. In South Africa, under the harsh living conditions for blacks brought about by the rapid industrialization of the mineral revolution, a new style of music developed as a solace for beleaguered workers. It transcended their many monetary and racial differences, successfully uniting people whose only commonality was their shared subjugation. The unique blend of traditional African rhythm, combined with influence from the blossoming American Jazz movement resulted in a unique neo-African song style called Marabi....   [tags: Oppression, Hardship, African Rhythm]

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Melody : Musical Line : Melody

- Melody: Musical Line. Melody is the element of music that appeals most directly to the listener. It is a succession of single pitches that we perceive as a recognizable whole. Melody can go up and down. Between these ups and downs we find the range. This distance between lowest and highest notes is called range. Range can be measured in numbers of notes (narrow, medium, or wide). At the same time we can find the contour, which is the overall shape of a melody as it turns upward, downward, or remains static....   [tags: Music, Rhythm, Syncopation, Time signature]

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Questions On The Sleep Disorders Experienced By Mrs A

- leep and Dreaming Open Book Assessment 1.Use two approaches to explain the following case study of the sleep disorders experienced by Mrs A. One approach to explain Mrs A’s sleep disorder is by using the Biological approach which believes us to be as a consequence of our genetics and physiology. It is the only approach in psychology that examines thoughts, feelings, and behaviors from a biological and thus physical point of view. Mrs A. is experiencing Insomnia due to disturbing her Circadian rhythm which are a variety of behavioural and physiological functions synchronised to the 24 cycle of light and dark These include heart rate, breathing, alertness, excretion and a metabolic rae....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Melatonin, Psychology]

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How The Body And Brain Are Constantly Changing Machines

- The body and brain are constantly changing machines, even throughout the day we have multiple stages of consciousness and physical activity. Schedules of the circadian rhythm function differently for everyone, yet is an important part of functioning for the human anatomy/mind. For the average person, however, the cycles we go through almost always speak true to a sleep rotation. But sometimes, even with these measured rituals, we find ourselves at a loss when we realize how fragile our circadian rhythm can be; caused by "insomnia", "jet-lag", or even "weekend-lag"....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Dream, Chronotype]

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How The Body And Brain Are Changing Machines

- The body and brain are changing machines, where states of consciousness shift with zealous nature to allow our human anatomy to flourish. Schedules of the circadian rhythm function differently for everyone yet, is an important part of functioning for the human anatomy/mind. For the average person, however, the cycles we go through usually speak for a sleep rotation. But sometimes, even with these measured rituals, we find ourselves at a loss when we realize how fragile our circadian rhythm can be, caused by "insomnia," " jet-lag, " or even "weekend-lag." Yesterday morning, I woke around my standard time of 7 AM by light entering the window; this light interacting with the Suprachiasmatic nu...   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Dream, Mind]

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How Does The Circadian Clock Affect Our Mental State?

- There has been growing evidence that our circadian clocks are tightly related to the basic cardiovascular functions. Since our circadian rhythm controls many clock controlled genes, disrupting them can cause a chain reaction in our biochemical and physiological reactions that can cause it to be a potential source for cardiovascular diseases. Many studies have shown that maintaining a constant circadian rhythm is a crucial element to preventing many cardiovascular diseases, among which include stroke....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Heart, Melatonin]

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The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation On College Students

- The college life is not exactly what is imagined by the average young adult. Commercials and movies tend to portray college as if it’s a tropical getaway as well as persuading viewers that the college life is a no-brainer. College is full of excitement and opportunities, they say, which is true, but fail to inform that the college life comes with many responsibilities as well as sleepless nights. Sleep deprivation is a condition that occurs if lacking the correct amount of sleep. Sleep deprivation is a serious problem due to the long term as well as short term effects the condition can have on the body, such as causing the brain to function improperly, lowering academic performance, and if c...   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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Sleep Disorders And The Sleep Disorder

- It is said that when a person sleeps they dream; even if that person is unable to recall there dream when they wake. “A dream is a sequence of phantasmagorias, emotions, and thoughts experienced during ones sleep” (Myers, 2010). Through sleep our bodies re-synchronize our biological clocks with the 24 hour cycle of the day, and this is called circadian rhythm. “Dreams are a hallucination of the sleeping mind during REM” (Myers, 2010). An REM is known as Rapid Eye Movement and it occurs from stage two to three of circadian rhythm....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Sleep And How It Affects Us

- Sleep and How It Affects Us Maria Martins NVCC Sleep and How It Affects Us Maria Martins NVCC Sleeping Our bodies need, roughly, around seven-nine hours of sleep at night for the average adult. Growing children’s need for sleep decreases as they get older since the need for extended amount sleep correlates with the aging process. Our need for sleep begins as an infant getting about 14-15 hours of sleep a day in order for the body and brain to develop and mature. Medicinal doctor Amita Shroff wrote about children’s need for sleep in her article, “The amount of sleep a child needs varies depending on the individual and certain factors, including the age of the child… While up to 15 ho...   [tags: Sleep, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm]

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Substance Abuse Is A Debilitating Disease That Affects The Population As A Whole

- Substance abuse is a debilitating disease that affects the population as a whole. The nursing community is no exception. According to Epstein et al (2010), “registered nurses have a 50% higher rate of substance abuse than the general public” and those that work in management or end of life care are twice as likely to binge drink (p. 513). Therefore, it is imperative that the nursing community understands the implications of substance abuse for the sake of both nurses and the patients under their care....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Nursing, Addiction]

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The Importance Of Adequate Sleep On Being A Successful Student During Adolescence

- Policy Proposal: The importance of adequate sleep on being a successful student during adolescence. In this policy paper, we argue that Hudson High should permanently switch the 7:25 a.m. start time of the high school with the 8:30 a.m. start time of the elementary schools without altering the total duration of the school day, beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. ______________________________________________________________________________ Introduction Receiving a quality education is now more important than ever before in order to be competitive in an increasingly globalized society....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Sleep Deprivation And Its Effects On The Brain And Body

- While loss of sleep must be required at times, Sleep deprivation has become one problem worth addressing because it is a very common sleep disorder which can adversely affect the brain and cognitive function. It has many effects on a human brain such as depression, memory lapses or loss, symptoms similar to ADHD, and many more. In order to identify what sleep deprivation is, it is necessary to understand what sleep does for the human brain and body. Sleep is the most important part of ones health....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Sleep Disorders

- Introduction Sleep Disorders are knows as conditions that have a huge impact on how much and how well one’s sleep. They are common is the general adult population, as the population ages, the prevalence of sleep disorders increases. Sleep disorders is a problem that most of the people has when they are growing older. Many decades ago, sleep disorder is known by the people and doctors. The classification of sleep disorders is necessary to discriminate between disorders and to facilitate an understanding of symptom, etiology, and pathophysiology that allows appropriate treatment (Michael, 2012)....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm]

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Nursing Care For The Patient With Disturbed Sleep Pattern

- Nursing Care for the Patient with Disturbed Sleep Pattern Lorelei Martin Waukesha County Technical College 10/20/14 Nursing Care for the Patient with Disturbed Sleep Pattern Sleep is important and necessary for quality mental and physical health as well as quality of life and safety (NHLBI, 2012). People with sleep deficiency are at an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents, are prone to reduced work productivity, and have decreased levels of concentration (Hedges, 2012). Continued sleep deficiency can raise one’s risk for chronic health problems (NHLBI, 2012)....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Child Who Doesn 't Sleep Through The Night

- As a mom of a 2.8 years child who doesn 't sleep through the night, the chapter about baby 's sleep was especially compelling to me. When I first read that French kids start "doing their nigths" from as early as 6 months old, I was stunned. How is it even possible. And the talk is not only about some random child who started his all night sleep at a very young age. The author describes it a very common experience, which is nothing to wonder about. It is quite fascinating how the author 's method of getting her daughter to sleep resembles my own methods....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Infant, Breastfeeding]

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Sleep : Sleep And Sleep

- “Sleep”, I thought this was just an action that took place at random times as you got more tired and then just fell asleep and lost all time. Not anymore, Sleep in not just a random thing, it is a set thing. It is controlled by your inner “clock” also called your circadian rhythm(it also controls temperature, but mostly wakefulness). Not only is sleep a set event, but, it is also a needed thing ; it helps us to remember , and it repairs our mind and body. Now when it comes to my sleep patterns, some may say I am a typical teenager ; I stay up late and sleep after school ....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Sleep : Sleep And Sleep

- “Sleep”, I thought this was just a action that took place at random times as you got tired than just fell asleep and lost all time. Not anymore, Sleep in not just a random thing, it is a set thing. It is controlled by your inner “clock” also called your circadian rythym(it also controls temperature,but mostly wakefulness) . Not only is it a set event , but it is also a needed thing ; it helps us to remember , and it repairs our mind and body. Now When it comes to my sleep patterns some may say I am a typical teenager ; I stay up late and sleep after school ....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Evaluation of the Medical Device Industry

- Doctor's facilities buy many expensive medical instruments, including scanning devices utilized as a part of patients' treatment. In spite of the fact that a few products are sold in intense product markets, vendors of the more specific apparatuses work in oligopolistic markets with very few contenders. In these business sectors, not all purchasers pay the same cost to a merchant for a given or comparative item. Purchasers may not know the costs different purchasers have paid. A significant part of the apparatus advertising does not fit the portrayal of an intense market in aggressive balance, with the "Law of One Price" holding, value determined down to long-run minimal cost, and benefits c...   [tags: medtronic, medical instruments, cardiac rhythm]

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Speech : Sweet, Needed Sleep

- This past Thursday our college was visited by Dr. Roxanne Prichard, the topic. Sweet, needed sleep. Her studies follow the problem that college students do not get enough sleep, and speaking from personal experience I agree. I have always been very demanding for sleep, I have even been made fun of for wanting 8 hours of sleep. I try to arrange my work schedule, classes, worktime, and social time to make sure I get enough sleep. Now, thanks to Dr. Prichard, I can finally put support to my need of sleep....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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Types Of Sleep Rem Sleep

- Generally, individuals need seven to nine hours of sleep each night to function properly throughout the day, it is thought that over sixty-eight percent of people get less than eight hours of sleep (Hughes & Rogers, 2004). The circadian rhythm is what facilitates our sleep cycles and determines when we go to sleep; there is two types of sleep REM and Non-REM sleep (Plotnik & Kouyoumdjian, 2016). Non-REM sleep is typically the antecedent for REM sleep, here rapid eye movement occurs and this is where dreams occur (Plotnik & Kouyoumdjian, 2016)....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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Sleep Patterns And Academic Performance

- Sleep is an essential of basic human functioning. Sufficient sleep duration is necessary for the best possible performance. There are three types of sleeping patterns. “Monophasic is sleeping once for more than 6 hours every 24 hours, biphasic (sleeping twice every 24 hours) and polyphasic (taking multiple naps per day)” (Saeed, 2015). These varieties in sleep patterns can affect memory, affecting students in their studies. The purpose of the study was to see what sleep pattern of students produced the most passing grades....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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Implementing Workplace Within The Workplace

- Implementing Napping in The Workplace Napping is a widespread occurrence that is utilized by all individuals, regardless of age, gender or ethnic background (Milner & Cote, 2009). It can be especially useful for individuals that work long hours, have sleep disorders or have trouble staying alert throughout the day. Napping has demonstrated to improve alertness, productivity, logical reasoning, reaction times (Ficca, Alexxson, Mollicone, Muto, & Vitello, 2010), memory, motor consolidation (Faraut et al., 2011; Debarnot, Castellani, Valenza, Sebastiani, & Guillot, 2011), and increase immune system functioning (Faraut et al., 2011)....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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Loving Love through Songs

- Loving Love Although I may be very young, I have been through a lot of heart ache. I have been abused, beaten, left, and even heart broken. I know this may seem like a lot, however, it’s just a part of my life. Every time I hear a certain songs that have to do with love I begin to think of how they apply to me. I like to listen to slow songs because they help me process everything that is going on around me. A lot of people would say this is bad to do, however, I think that this helps me relax and cope with all the things that I have been put through in the past....   [tags: harmony, melody, moods, rhythm, trust]

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Biology Research Report

- The circadian rhythm keeps an organism’s body in sync with night and day in order to keep the body systems in order. The word circadian comes from the latin word circa diem, which means about a day (JCI). It was first identified in 1729 by Jean Jacques d’Ortuous de Marian, a french astronomer, geophysicist, and more importantly, a chronobiologist. Chronobiology is a type of science that examines the natural phenomenons and rhythms such as the circadian rhythm (Serendip). He was born on November 26, 1678 and died on February 20, 1771....   [tags: Circadian Rhythm, Body Systems, Organism]

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The Effect Of Electronic Devices On Human Sleep Patterns

- The purpose of this report is to examine the effects of electronic devices on human sleeping patterns. Blue light emitted from electronic devices negatively affects human circadian rhythm. This subject primarily affects electronic device users. The issue is that when device users are exposed to large amounts of blue light, their sleep cycles are affected. Device users may have difficulty falling asleep and the biological clock cannot maintain a regular sleep schedule. Even though this phenomenon affects all electronic device users, this report will primarily focus on studies performed in Western countries....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Melatonin, Pineal gland]

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The Evolution Of African American Music

- The Evolution of African American Music African American music came about from the Africans that were enslaved and brought over to America. They were separated from their language and history. The way they were able to preserve some of their culture is through music, which was limited to vocals and rhythm, and dance. The type of African music called “sorrow songs” which were sung due to the hard labor and cruelty the slaves had to encounter, were made into Blues which became popular in the Deep South....   [tags: Blues, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll]

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Sleep Disorders : Symptoms And Treatments

- Sleep is very important for many reasons, but many people in the world suffer from sleep disorders. This allows very little sleep to happen, even for several days at a time. I know when I do not get enough sleep, I am always extremely tired, occasionally not being able to do day to day activities. Not getting enough sleep can affect how people perform on a daily basis, especially when it comes to driving a vehicle, doing school work, and even work. One of the most common and devastating sleep disorders in the world is Insomnia, to which people can go without sleep for days....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder, Insomnia]

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Workings of the Circadian Clock

- Introduction Understanding the relationship between an individual's predestined cellular clock and the subsequent genes responsible for that clock is very complex. However, research being conducted at the University of Pennsylvania using Drosophila may offer insight to the human circadian rhythm. Many biological organisms, including eukaryotic and prokaryotic, function according to an endogenous system that regulates cellular processes with respect to time. This system is often referred to as the circadian clock or circadian rhythm and is primarily reliant upon genetic expression but can be influenced by other factors....   [tags: Biology Drosophila rhythm]

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A Report On The Hotel Chains Like Marriott And Hilton

- One of the biggest challenges in frequent travel is constantly changing sleeping arrangements. While a good night’s sleep cannot be promised, there are a number of things you can do to increase your chances of successfully enjoying a restful night of sleep during your next hotel stay. Do Some Research Use TripAdvisor, or another similar travel site, before you book the room. Just booking a room with your preferred hotel chain does not guarantee you will sleep well. Read some good and some bad reviews (a one-time traveler may be okay with something that a seasoned traveler finds unacceptable).You may even find a travel tip within the review to avoid a bad night of sleep (such as request a ro...   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Hotel chains, Hotel]

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The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation On Today 's Society

- Technology is the main cause of sleep deprivation in today’s society. Sleep deprivation is a major problem in today 's society. According to Farlex, the definition of sleep deprivation is a sufficient lack of restorative sleep over a cumulative period so as to cause physical or psychiatric symptoms and affect routine performances of tasks (Sleep Deprivation). What this is saying is sleep deprivation is a lack of restful sleep that accumulates when not enough restful sleep is achieved, this causes inability to preform daily tasks....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Incandescent light bulb]

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How Fatigue Affects The Body 's Need For Replenishment And Restoration

- Fatigue can be physiological or subjective in nature. The physiological type of fatigue reflects the body’s need for replenishment and restoration which is what the First Officer suffered from in starting several days before the flight. It could have only been satisfied by rest and a sufficient period of sleep. Subjective fatigue is an individual’s perception of how sleep they feel. This perception was not only affected by when the First Officer last slept and how good she slept, but other factors such as degree of motivation for the task ahead (1)....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Jet lag, Chronotype]

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Five Compositional Trends Observed During Music History After 1900

- Name five compositional trends observed in music history after 1900. Define each and cite important composers and representative compositions. Neoclassicism –a trend that reached its hight in the early to mid-1900s, but elements of this trend remained through much of the 20th century. Composers in this trend were focused on a return to conventional form and balance that was commonplace during the classical era as well as counterpoint that was paramount in the Baroque era. They took the genres such as the suite, sonata, concerto, and classic symphony along with the traditional forms such as sonata form, rondo, and theme and variations and infuse modern ideas of melody, harmony, rhythm, tonali...   [tags: Music, Rhythm, Folk music, Steve Reich]

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The Effects Of Music On The University Campus

- Music is ubiquitous and we are exposed to it every day: in the elevator, on the way to work and on the university campus. We have all been exposed to music at least once in our lifetime. Music is inspirational, motivational and can help us focus. Music can help college students stay alert and focused when they are staying up late cramming for tests or writing English papers. The same can be applied to athletes and why they listen to music before a game. Athletes want to get in the "zone" and music helps them achieve that goal....   [tags: Music, Tempo, Rhythm, Beats per minute]

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My Sleep Is No Pattern, No Habits And That I Have Been Sleeping Sleep

- To begin, when I recorded my sleep it was obvious that there was no pattern, no habits and that I have been sleeping very inconsistent. Sleep is like anything in life, it needs a routine. This is the reason that when I recorded how I felt for that day most of the time it was not refreshed. In college it is hard to set a bedtime and to wake up the same time every day, but one of the main things that I noticed while recording my sleep is that I went to bed at different times every night and woke up at different times every morning....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm, Siesta]

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A Short Note On Insomnia, Primary And Secondary Insomnia

- 1. Detailed description of the disease: DIMS stands for Difficulty Initiating or Maintaining Sleep and is the medical term for insomnia. There are two main categories of insomnia, primary and secondary insomnia. Primary is considered idiopathic insomnia since there is no obvious potential causes while secondary insomnia is caused by other causative factors, conditions and/or disease(s) making it a symptom or a side effect. DIMS’s has been considered a disorder since 2005 whereas before it was simply considered a symptom....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder, Insomnia]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of A Mental Disorder

- A mental disorder is a mental or bodily condition affected by sufficient disorganization of personality, mind, and emotions to seriously impair the normal psychological functioning of the individual according to Merriam-Webster’s Medical dictionary. There is a wide range of mental illnesses that can be classified as a disease, from any type of anxiety or learning disorder to schizophrenia. These mental disorders are classified based on certain objective material through a system called the DSM-IV-TR....   [tags: Sleep, Insomnia, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm]

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ECG Interpretations and Treatments

- In order to interpret an ECG, it is necessary to understand the different parts of a normal sinus rhythm and how they appear. The first thing to look for is something called a P wave; this is a small elevation before the QRS complex. Next, look at the PR interval; this is measured by counting the small squares from the start of the P wave and ends with R wave. The PR interval represents the atrial depolarization phase. The average PR interval should be between 0.12-0.20 seconds or 3-5 small squares....   [tags: Normal Sinus Rhythm, P wave, PR interval]

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Push Back School Start Time

- There is also a need to push back school start time because there is a biological need for adolescents to sleep for a longer time frame. Noland, Price, Dake, and Telljohann, researchers for US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health stated that, “There are direct connections between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, sleep occurring later at night, and learning. Adolescents who consistently get less than 8 hours of sleep miss out on the last 2 hours of sleep, which are the most important for storing information (Noland, et al....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, High school, Adolescence]

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The Effects Of Sleep Quality On Women With And Without Postpartum Depression

- In light of the study of sleep quality in women with and without postpartum depression conducted by Dr. Bobbie Posmontier, it is significant to comprehend the questions that were and are still present in the clinical psychology field about the correlations between psychological conditions such as depression and bodily functions like sleep. The full effect that psychological conditions have on human behavior is a fresh and consistently debated series of topics in the psychological world of study, but the effects of deleterious psychological disorders on behavior have yet to be fully determined....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Bipolar disorder]

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The Continuality Of Hitting The Snooze Button

- For the purpose of this research study to review the continuality of hitting the snooze button after the alarm goes off can cause issues in sleeping patterns and the drive to get up from the bed to begin a virtuous morning. The goal within the target behavior of excessively hitting the snooze button too much is to limit the number of times the snooze button is pressed to about half of the individual’s baseline average. Many issues of excessively hitting the snooze button can be a cause of lack of sleep the prior night, this can be a vast issue for many individuals that are in need of an extra couple of minutes to sleep in order for them to be fully assured that they are able to get out of be...   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Alarm clock]

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Reflective Report On My First Original Composition

- Reflective Report I’ve learned a lot throughout A2CM2 this trimester. Weeks 1-3 gave me some insights into some advanced rhythmic techniques that I’d not previously explored, and my discussions with Austin helped me to apply some of my more cerebral and conceptual compositional ideas into more musical settings. Weeks 4-6, although the syllabus contained little that I didn’t know, gave me leave to really apply the contrapuntal techniques I’d learned in Music Materials to my own work, and my discussions with Austin at the time also helped me to envision methods of devising jazz harmony outside of a purely functional perspective (planing voicings around the keyboard, keeping some internal inter...   [tags: Music, Rhythm, Harmony, Music theory]

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