This course focuses on various aspects of sleep including physiological regulation, relationship of sleep with physical health, psychology of sleep, sleep disorders, effects of drugs on sleep, science of dreaming, and more. Through lectures, reading assignments, videos, semester-long projects, and open discussions, this class is designed to explore fascinating and interesting facts about sleep that can work as a basic introduction to further students’ interests.
Attendance is mandatory on a weekly basis, students are allowed 2 excused absences and 1 unexcused absence.
Upon completion of the course, students will:
Develop basic knowledge in the biology of sleep regarding physiology
Be informed through various studies of mental and physical health related to sleep deficiency
Be able to apply effective sleeping methods learned in class to their daily lives (aka how to sleep well!)
Learn to maintain a sleep/dream journal to better improve one’s sleep cycle
Recognize diverse cultural and sociological aspects of sleep in different areas of the world
full syllabus: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MwC8RPdFl8S9LMSRCSzllGztInooEtbCvXtE88_5xnE/edit?usp=sharing
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