1. Normal Human Sleep

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Anil Natesan Rama,
  2. S. Charles Cho and
  3. Clete A. Kushida

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch1

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Rama, A. N., Cho, S. C. and Kushida, C. A. (2005) Normal Human Sleep, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch1

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic, Stanford, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • Normal human sleep;
  • sleep neurophysiology;
  • NREM–REM Cycle


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sleep Architecture

  • Sleep and Aging

  • Sleep Neurophysiology

  • Autonomic Nervous System

  • Model of Sleep Regulation

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Additional Reading