DEEP SLEEP

A stage of the sleep cycle where arousal thresholds are high. See also wave sleep.

DEEP SLEEP: "Deep sleep shows up as delta waves on an EEG."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEEP SLEEP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deep-sleep/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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