- Suppose that a new miracle pill will allow a person to function with only one hour of sleep per night. However, because a night’s sleep is so short, a person who takes the pill will never dream again. Knowing what you do about the functions of sleep and dreaming, what would be some of the advantages and drawbacks of such a pill from a personal standpoint? Would you take such a pill?
2. The rational style of learning sometimes conflicts with the traditional school environment. Could a school be created that takes advantage of the characteristics of the rational style? How? Are there types of learning for which the analytical style is clearly superior?
3. What study strategies can you think of that would make effective use of the levels-of-processing approach to memory?