Psychology of Sleep and Wakefulness

University of Zagreb – University Department of Croatian Studies

  • Study: Psychology
  • Level: Graduate
  • Lecturer: Adrijana Bjelajac, Biserka Ross
  • Type: elective, theory

Course description

Analyze psychological, biological and behavioral characteristics of sleep and wakefulness, the relationship of sleep and wakefulness, methods in sleep research, characteristics of healthy sleep and different sleep disorders, characteristics of dreaming and psychological methods and techniques used in diagnosis and therapy of sleep disorders. Through lectures and students( presentations the students will critically evaluate theoretical and methodological concepts of sleep, and analyze their own sleep.