Sleep stage characteristics of long and short sleepers.

  title={Sleep stage characteristics of long and short sleepers.},
  author={W. B. Webb and H W Agnew},
  volume={168 3927},
The possibility of different sleep stage characteristics being associated with different sleep lengths was explored by comparing two groups of high school seniors, who characteristically slept 6(1/2) hours or less or who slept 8(1/2) hours or more, with an age-matched control group not selected on the basis of sleep length. All-night electroencephalography was used to examine the sleep stage characteristics of these groups. Compared with the unselected age-matched group, the short sleepers… CONTINUE READING

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