SLOW-WAVE SLEEP

a stage of sleep with delta waves that is controlled by serotonin rich cells in the brainstem. It has a restorative function that eliminates feeling of fatigue. See sleep stages.

SLOW-WAVE SLEEP: "Slow wave sleep restores our energy for the next day."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLOW-WAVE SLEEP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/slow-wave-sleep/ (accessed November 19, 2019).
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