Chris S. McDonald

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Relationships of autonomic variables and sleep were assessed in men and women at two age levels (18 to 23 and 57 to 71 years) to check for alleged associations between physiological arousal and age-related sleep disturbance. Heart rate, although relatively high at the upper age level, was unrelated to sleep measures. For the most part, underarousal rather(More)
Auditory awakening thresholds ( AATs ) were assessed in sleeping men and women at three age levels (18 to 25, 40 to 48, and 52 to 71 years) with a procedure that employed a 5-sec tone in accordance with the up-and-down method. Although age was less influential than individual differences in predicting AAT levels, there was a significant and substantial AAT(More)
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