Grouping of Spindle Activity during Slow Oscillations in Human Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

@article{Mlle2002GroupingOS,
  title={Grouping of Spindle Activity during Slow Oscillations in Human Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep},
  author={Matthias M{\"o}lle and Lisa Marshall and Steffen Gais and Jan Born},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={10941 - 10947}
}
Based on findings primarily in cats, the grouping of spindle activity and fast brain oscillations by slow oscillations during slow-wave sleep (SWS) has been proposed to represent an essential feature in the processing of memories during sleep. We examined whether a comparable grouping of spindle and fast activity coinciding with slow oscillations can be found in human SWS. For negative and positive half-waves of slow oscillations (dominant frequency, 0.7–0.8 Hz) identified during SWS in humans… 

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