SLEEP SPINDLES

These are spindle shaped traces on an EEC during sleep stage 2 that are short bursts of 15Hz waves that increase and decrease in amplitude. K complexes are often followed by sleep spindles.

SLEEP SPINDLES: "Sleep spindles indicate we are sleeping lightly."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLEEP SPINDLES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sleep-spindles/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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