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Napping behavior during "spontaneous internal desynchronization": sleep remains in synchrony with body temperature.

  title={Napping behavior during "spontaneous internal desynchronization": sleep remains in synchrony with body temperature.},
  author={Jürgen Zulley and Scott S. Campbell},
  journal={Human neurobiology},
  volume={4 2},
Patterns of sleep and wakefulness exhibited in an environment without time cues are generally considered to be monophasic, with a distinct relationship between sleep episodes and the minimum of body core temperature. In some cases this relationship between major sleep episodes and temperature becomes replaced by an apparently varying phase relationship between the two variables called "spontaneous internal desynchronization". In the present study the sleep-wake and temperature data of six… 

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