Brainwaves and Sleep

Brainwaves

There are 5 basic brainwave patterns, and 5 basic stages of sleep. It’s tempting to think that each brainwave state neatly corresponds to a sleep stage, but I’ve not discovered an equivalence. First, let’s explore the various brainwave patterns, then the sleep stages, and finally we’ll see where there may be overlap and differences. Brainwave … Read more

Biohacking the Brain with Sleep

Sleeping woman

Sleep is very important to the brain. It’s restorative, and it helps memory and thought processing. The following are notes from section 4 of Biohacking Your Brain’s Health – a course I took on Coursera. Sleep and the Brain: Sleep Cycles There are 5 stages of sleep. They are levels 1-4, and REM sleep. R.E.M. … Read more