Age-related changes in sleep EEG are attenuated in highly intelligent individuals

Abstract

Impaired sleep is a frequent complaint in ageing and a risk factor for many diseases. Non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep EEG delta power reflects neural plasticity and, in line with age-related cognitive decline, decreases with age. Individuals with higher general intelligence are less affected by age-related cognitive decline or other disorders and have… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.09.039

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