Consciousness and Altered States
4 - Consciousness and Altered States
This chapter delves into the nature of consciousness, from waking states to altered states such as sleep, dreams, and meditation. Students will explore the theories and research surrounding the stages of sleep, the functions of dreaming, and the neurological and psychological factors that contribute to various altered states of consciousness. They will also learn about the potential therapeutic applications of altered states in the context of mental health and personal growth.
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