Evaluation: Dement and Kleitman

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Evaluation: Dement and Kleitman
1 STRENGTHS
1.1 Lab experiment
1.1.1 control
1.1.1.1 recording device
1.1.1.2 no communication between experimenter and sleeper until after they told dream content
1.1.1.3 weren't told whether they'd been woken up in REM sleep
1.1.1.3.1 Valid
1.1.2 reliable
1.2 Scientific equipment (EEG and EOG)
1.2.1 Valid
1.3 data
1.4 Ethics
1.4.1 consent
2 DATA
2.1 Quantative
2.1.1 number of dreams in REM and NREM
2.1.2 estimate of dream duration
2.1.3 eye movement
2.2 Qualitative
2.2.1 dream content
3 SAMPLE
3.1 9 participant; 5 studied intensively
3.1.1 too small
3.2 7 males and 2 females
3.2.1 unrepresentative
3.3 all American adults
4 WEAKNESSES
4.1 sample
4.2 Ethics
4.2.1 Psychological harm with sleep deprivation
4.3 Low ecological validity
4.3.1 control
4.3.2 wires on face
4.3.3 not their own bed
4.4 opportunity sample
5 IMPROVEMENTS
5.1 sample
5.1.1 Bigger so more males and females. Equal amount of males and females
6 USEFULNESS
6.1 regular occurring REMs every night
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