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Sleepiness

sleepiness --> somnolence

(Science: neurology) sleepiness, also unnatural drowsiness.

Origin: L. Somnolentia = sleepiness


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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... checked out. Supposedly I am prone to temporal lobe epilepsy and I think it is linked to the tingling sensations I get from certain sounds and the sleepiness feeling that causes. I also get chills through my body that start in my head and spread through my neck and find myself twitching a lot, ...

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by mschrissy84
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:14 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... of being under the influence of psychedelic drugs, however this usually is accompanied by high levels of energy, likewise for me. The reaction of sleepiness when produced with something pleasurable is something unusual, however an infinite calm when you are high on "sound" is nevertheless ...

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by fastsandslash
Fri May 28, 2010 10:10 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Re: Caffeine Coursework

... control of the sleep-wake cycle. McCarley and his colleagues have argued that accumulation of adenosine may be a primary cause of the sensation of sleepiness that follows prolonged mental activity, and that the effects may be mediated both by inhibition of wake-promoting neurons via A1 receptors, ...

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by red.ninja13
Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Caffeine Coursework
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