Describe slow-wave sleep and REM sleep.

ASSIGNMENT 08 PS350 Biological Psychology Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.

Part A

Your textbook describes the different stages of sleep.

a. Describe slow-wave sleep and REM sleep.

b. Describe the brain activity that takes place during these two stages.

c. Describe what an EEG recording looks like during each of these two stages.

Part B

There are four basic forms of learning: perceptual learning, stimulus-response learning, motor learning, and relational learning.

a. Describe two (2) of these types of learning.

b. Provide one (1) example of a situation where each of these types of learning occurs.

Grading Rubric

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