63. Ontogeny of Eeg Sleep from Neonatal through Infancy Periods

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Mark S. Scher

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch63

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Scher, M. S. (2005) Ontogeny of Eeg Sleep from Neonatal through Infancy Periods, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch63

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep ontogenesis;
  • EEG-polygraphic patterns;
  • sleep ontogenesis and neural plasticity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Caveats Concerning Neurophysiologic Interpretation of State

  • General Comments On Recording Techniques and Instrumentation For Neonates and Infants

  • Maturation of Electrographic Patterns In The Neonate

  • Maturation of Noncerebral Physiologic Behaviors That Define State In The Preterm Infant

  • Assessment of State Organization In The Full-Term Infant

  • Sleep Ontogenesis: State Maturation From Fetal Through Infancy Periods

  • Brain Adaptation To Stress As Reflected In Sleep Reorganization

  • Computer-Assisted Analyses Of EEG Sleep Organization In Neonates and Infants

  • Conclusion

  • References