Arousal threshold determination in 1862: Kohlschütter's measurements on the firmness of sleep.


A multitude of studies used external sensory stimuli to experimentally induce electroencephalographic, vegetative or behavioral reactions in the sleeping subject, either to gather information on the nature of sleep or to induce sleep fragmentation. But Ernst Otto Heinrich Kohlschütter was the first to systematically investigate the change of awakening… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2009.10.002


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@article{Basner2010ArousalTD, title={Arousal threshold determination in 1862: Kohlsch{\"{u}tter's measurements on the firmness of sleep.}, author={Mathias Basner}, journal={Sleep medicine}, year={2010}, volume={11 4}, pages={417-22} }