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Neuroscience Saturdays: Sleep and the full moon

In Neuroscience on July 27, 2013 at 7:56 pm

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“We found that around full moon, electroencephalogram (EEG) delta activity during NREM sleep, an indicator of deep sleep, decreased by 30%, time to fall asleep increased by 5 min, and EEG-assessed total sleep duration was reduced by 20 min” (Cajochen, et al., 2013)

Evidence that the Lunar Cycle Influences Human Sleep

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