Sleep-wake states and their regulatory mechanisms throughout early human development.

@article{Peirano2003SleepwakeSA,
  title={Sleep-wake states and their regulatory mechanisms throughout early human development.},
  author={Patricio D Peirano and Cecilia Algarin and Ricardo Uauy},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={143 4 Suppl},
  pages={S70-9}
}
The emergence of sleep states is one of the most significant aspects of development. Descriptions of both neonatal and late fetal behavior and studies on the organization of sleep have shown that fetus and newborns exhibit spontaneously discrete and cyclic patterns of active sleep (AS) and quiet sleep (QS). Human fetuses and neonates sleep most of their life, and AS is the prevailing state even during the first postnatal months. Several hypotheses to explain central nervous system development… CONTINUE READING

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