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Sleep Stages

Known as: Sleep--Stages, Stages, Sleep, sleeping stages 
One of 5 parts or stages of the sleep cycle based on the type of brain activity that occurs during the stage. During stages 1 to 4, a person will… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
The brain does not retain all the information it encodes in a day. Much is forgotten, and of those memories retained, their… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Reduced sleep duration and quality appear to be endemic in modern society. Curtailment of the bedtime period to minimum… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVES Functional significance of stage 2 sleep spindle activity for declarative memory consolidation. DESIGN… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Polysomnography is used to assess sleep quality and to gauge the functional effect of sleep disorders. Few population… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sleep has been regarded as a testing situation for the autonomic nervous system, because its activity is modulated by sleep… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Declarative memory consolidation is enhanced by sleep. In the investigation of underlying mechanisms, mainly rapid eye movement… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
While there is a developing understanding of the influence of sleep on cardiovascular autonomic activity in humans, there remain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Insulin resistance may be an important cause of a constellation of cardiovascular risk factors in adults, and onset of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Leptin, the product of the ob gene, is thought to play a key role in the regulation of body fat mass. Beyond this function, it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Two groups of young, healthy, nonathletic volunteers were subjected to selective sleep stage deprivation. Six subjects were… Expand
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