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Slow-Wave Sleep – REM sleep – Wake transitions

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Total duration 3 min 46 sec.

  • Transition Slow-Wave Sleep –REM sleep occurs around 50 sec. Note disappearance of slow waves in EEG, disappearance of long-lasting hyperpolarizing states in neurons and dramatic demnuition of muscle tone.
  • From 1 min 30 sec to 2 min 10 sec Rapid Eye Movements can be seen on EOG trace.
  • Transition from REM sleep to Waking state occurs around 3 min 10 sec. Note an increase in the muscle tone.

Fully Reconstructed thalamocortical Neuron

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