arousal level

arousal level

the state of sensory stimulation needed to induce active wakefulness in a sleeping infant. Arousal levels range from deep sleep to drowsy state.

arousal level

An individual's degree of alertness or responsiveness to stimuli. The level of arousal is important in testing a newborn's behavior. These levels are deep sleep; sleep with rapid eye movements; drowsy state; a quiet, alert state; an awake and active state; and a state of active, intense crying. The infant is capable of the most responsive and complex interactions with the environment in the quiet and alert states.
See: psychomotor and physical development of infant
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must temper their arousal level with focus and concentration.
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Thus, learning to control arousal level can help reduce distortions.
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