Dynamic Structure of NREM Sleep

Dynamic Structure of NREM Sleep is a concise guide to Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) phenomenology and slow wave homeostasis. It presents an original approach to a specialized aspect of sleep neuroscience in a concise and easy-to-read format. The authors are specialists in the field of sleep neuro...

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Main Authors: Halasz, Peter, Bodizs, Robert (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Springer London 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Development of the concept of wake- and sleep -promoting systems in the brainstem and hypothalamus
  • Dynamic NREM sleep regulation models
  • Recognition of spontaneous and evoked arousal- and sleep-like (antiarousal) phasic events
  • The cyclic structure of sleep - Relationship between the macro-structural slopes of cycles and micro-structural dynamics
  • Changing views of NREM sleep homeostatic regulation
  • Homeostatic features of CAP system and the physiological mechanism of reactive slow wave activity
  • Slow wave activity as substrate of homeostatic regulation
  • Need of slow wave activity and cognitive functions
  • Overview