Sleep spindles in humans: insights from intracranial EEG and unit recordings.

Abstract

Sleep spindles are an electroencephalographic (EEG) hallmark of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep and are believed to mediate many sleep-related functions, from memory consolidation to cortical development. Spindles differ in location, frequency, and association with slow waves, but whether this heterogeneity may reflect different physiological processes… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2604-11.2011

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