Second Quarter Project

By: Tyler Pistorio and Caleb York

Night Terrors

A disorder that interrupts your sleep. Individuals wake overcome by fear and an increased heart and respiratory rate. Unlike nightmares, night terrors do not occur in REM and there is no recollection of a bad dream.
The Difference Between Night Terrors and Nightmares

Sleep Walking

Sleepwalking is a disorder that occurs when people walk or do another activity while they are still asleep.
My BF Sleep Walking...Now I know where the Milk is going!

REM Sleep

Rapid Eye movement during sleep. Dreaming also happens in this stage
Maria in Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep


Dreaming is a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep
Why Do We Dream?

Physical Addiction

-Feeling ones life is meaningless

-Depression, low self-esteem, abuse, and withdrawal

Heroin Withdrawal | First Week In


Cocaine is a stimulant and is a highly addictive drug. Cocaine use causes a 10 to 30 min euphoric state that is followed by mild depression and headaches.


Marijuana is a herb that contains THC. THC is a drug that calms the CNS, reducing anxiety, and relaxing your mind. Cannabis has no known negative effects and is often used medicinally.
Health Benefits of Marijuana


The pupil is apart of the eye. Its function is to change sizes based on the amount of light in the environment to help images get through your eye and to your brain very clearly.
How to Examine Normal Pupils

Occipital Lobe

The Occipital lobe is one of four main lobes in a mammals brain. It is the visual processing center of the brain.

Crystal Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a drug. It is an amphetamine and completely changes your personality it alters your state of consciousness and make a user do and say things they would never say sober.
Using Crystal Meth ( Before and After )

Change Blindness

Change blindness is the inability to notice change when you are already focused on something your brain considers important.
NOVA | Inside NOVA: Change Blindness


Humans learn best by association. Learning is teaching your brain something new and having it remember it relatively permanently.
Never Stop Learning


There are two types of reinforcement. Positive and Negative reinforcement ironically both are actually positive. A reinforcement is commonly used in raising a child and training a pet. A reinforcement is receiving an reward for doing something good causing the person or animal to want to continue to do or say the thing they got rewarded for doing.
Positive and Negative Reinforcement

Inner Ear

The Inner Ear's main job is for sound detection and balance.
Inner Ear function - A brief summary -