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Sleep spindles: an overview.
Sleep spindles are a distinctive EEG phasic feature of NREM sleep and are prevalent during stage 2 as compared to slow wave sleep. While the neurophysiological mechanisms of spindle generation, thatExpand
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Sleep loss, learning capacity and academic performance.
At a time when several studies have highlighted the relationship between sleep, learning and memory processes, an in-depth analysis of the effects of sleep deprivation on student learning ability andExpand
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How much sleep do we need?
There is increasing concern for sleeplessness-related risks in modern society. Some recent epidemiological data seem to support the view that many segments of the adult population have chronicallyExpand
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The electroencephalographic fingerprint of sleep is genetically determined: A twin study
Humans have an individual profile of the electroencephalographic power spectra at the 8 to 16Hz frequency during non–rapid eye movement sleep that is stable over time and resistant to experimentalExpand
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The Impact of Event Scale: validation of an Italian version.
OBJECTIVE To validate an Italian version of the Impact of Event Scale (IES) in patients addressing the emotional impact of a recent road accident. METHODS Seventy-nine subjects were examined withinExpand
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Neurophysiological effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields on humans: a comprehensive review.
In recent years a growing number of people have begun to use mobile phone technology. This phenomenon has raised questions and doubts about possible effects on users' brains. This literature reviewExpand
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How we fall asleep: regional and temporal differences in electroencephalographic synchronization at sleep onset.
OBJECTIVES We hypothesized that the brain shows specific and predictable patterns of spatial and temporal differences during sleep onset (SO) reflecting a temporal uncoupling of electrical activityExpand
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Mobile phone emissions and human brain excitability
To test—via Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)—the excitability of each brain hemisphere after ‘real’ or ‘sham’ exposure to the electromagnetic field (EMF) generated by a mobile phone operatingExpand
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Selective slow-wave sleep deprivation and time-of-night effects on cognitive performance upon awakening.
We evaluated the effects of selective slow-wave sleep (SWS) deprivation and time-of-night factors on cognitive performance upon awakening. Ten normal men slept for 6 consecutive nights in theExpand
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Slow eye movements and subjective estimates of sleepiness predict EEG power changes during sleep deprivation.
RATIONALE The aim of the present study was to assess, intraindividually, the relationship among slow eye movements, electroencephalogram (EEG) power, and subjective measures of sleepiness during aExpand
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