Category Archive: Primer

The stages of sleep

When evaluating sleep, a distinction is made between different sleep stages. These sleep stages are based on electrical brain activity as measured by electroencephalography and the sleep scoring rules provided by the American Association… Continue reading

Homeostatic and circadian processes underlying the sleep-wake cycle

Today I’m going to talk about the processes underlying our sleep-wake rhythm. I noticed there are already some nice blogs talking about today’s subject, e.g., but I’m still going to give it… Continue reading