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PSY 329. Psychology of Sleeping and Dreaming

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Psychological, physiological and biochemical aspects of sleeping and dreaming; treatments of sleep disorders; theories of dream interpretation.
Prerequisites: PSY 115
Semester Offered: Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Evaluate the biological and psychological functIons of sleep.
2. Compare and contrast the functions of REM and the four stages within NREM sleep.
3. Differentiate between various sleep disorders.
4. Evaluate modern theories of how and why dreaming occurs.
5. Analyze personal sleep habits to fully understand the importance of sleep for psychological functioning.

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