Sleep is a state characterized by a reduced responsiveness to sensory stimuli, suppressed locomotor activity and rapid reversibility to wakefulness. It is a process that is evolutionarily conserved in the majority of organisms from worms to humans. In humans it has four stages, each with characteristic and distinctive electroencephalographic (EEG) signatures.
Latest Research and Reviews
Research |Nature 545, 477–481
Research | | openNature Communications 8, 15404
News and Comment
Research Highlights |Nature Reviews Neuroscience 17, 400