Sleep debt : Theoretical and empirical issues *


The term ‘sleep debt’ is widely used to describe the effects of sleep loss. The construct of sleep debt, however, is poorly defined in the scientific literature. Cumulative build-up of sleep pressure appears to be a key feature of sleep debt. The concepts of ‘core sleep’ and ‘basal sleep need’ have been proposed to provide a theoretical framework, albeit… (More)


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@inproceedings{Dinges2003SleepD, title={Sleep debt : Theoretical and empirical issues *}, author={David F. Dinges}, year={2003} }