Unformatted text preview: Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) Melatonin B. Sleep stages: Beta waves: Alpha waves: Stages of Sleep: Stage 1 NREM: Hypnagogic Hallucinations Myoclonic jerks (aka: sleep start) Stage 2 NREM: K complexes sleep spindles Stage 3 NREM: slow wave Stage 4: slow wave and delta waves Stage 1 REM Purpose of REM: Memory Learning REM rebound (Brain cycles back to Stage 2 NREM…etc.)...
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- Spring '07
- Consciousness, suprachiasmatic nucleus, Melatonin B. Sleep