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Developmental Aspects and a Behavioral Model of Human Sleep

  • Wilse B. Webb


This chapter is divided into three parts. First, a model or schema of sleep is outlined. Second, the ontogenetic development of sleep is presented within this schema. Third, conclusions are drawn about the effects of polyphasic variations in sleep patterns in human adults.


Behavioral Model Sleep Pattern Sleep Period Developmental Aspect Sleep Episode 
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