Life span changes in sleep

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  • Created on: 08-05-14 09:37


okal et al 1992 - Ultra sound scanning used to investigate sleep patterns in uborn babies of women who were 30 weeks pregnan; they measured the babies eye and baby movement. They found before 28 weeks it was hard to identify REM but at 32 weeks both REM/NREM was identifiable and betweek 28-31 weeks brain stem developed. No known link between neural systems and control of REM/NREM ultradian cycles.


spent 17 hours a day asleep, 50-60% in REM, An adult NREM/REM pattern…


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