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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a long-term neurological disorder that involves a decreased ability to regulate .... When a person first falls asleep, the brain waves become slower and less regular, which is .... Diagnosis is relatively easy when all the symptoms of narcolepsy are present, but if the sleep attacks are isolated and cataplexy is mild ...

www.answers.com/Q/The_brain_is_constantly_active_whether_a_person_is_asleep_or_awake_true_or_false

For one thing, you're still alive when you wake up. Obviously you can't observe yourself when you sleep but if someone else were to, they'd see that you still ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/sleeping-while-awake

Nov 1, 2016 ... During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don't notice it. ... but the consequences are always the same: You are fatigued the following ... to several decades' worth of sleep over the lifetime of an average person. Ah, I know you're thinking, Wouldn't it be great if we cut down on this ...

www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Understanding-Sleep

... NINDS Sotos Syndrome Information Page · NINDS Stiff-Person Syndrome ..... In fact, your brain and body stay remarkably active while you sleep. .... staying awake at work because their natural circadian rhythm and sleep-wake cycle is disrupted. ... The data can help a sleep specialist determine if you are reaching and ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/8476781/The-brain-really-can-be-half-asleep-claims-research.html

Apr 27, 2011 ... The brain is not always entirely asleep or awake Photo: ALAMY ... activity in the brain, show network can detect whether neurons in the brain are on or off. ... sleep" despite the animals' appearance of being awake and active.

www.quora.com/Are-our-brains-more-active-when-we-sleep-than-when-were-awake-If-so-why

I agree with Magnus Itland. But I would like to add something. Its called Lucid Dreaming. ... sleep than when we're awake? If so, why? ... It is better to say that the brain is always active but in different ways. When it comes to the sheer energy ...

io9.gizmodo.com/do-you-feel-like-youre-not-sleeping-even-when-you-are-1583034277

May 29, 2014 ... When pseudoinsomnicacs fall asleep every night, they feel as if they are lying awake, anxiously trying to get some rest. ... Researchers are beginning to turn to the "always-on" hypothesis to explain forms of ... Around the clock, awake or not, their subjects' brains showed .... We are working to restore service.

blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2017/01/28/drowsy-brain-asleep

Jan 28, 2017 ... If half of one's brain is asleep, then it is easy to explain why he will not ... being awake and asleep can be so similar that a person has no idea if they ... our brains cannot always be classified fully in an "inactive" or "active" state.

www.fastcompany.com/3042747/8-common-and-terrible-sleep-disorders

“If you made a list of the most common sleep disorders in America, it would go something ... Causes: Abnormalities in the parts of the brain that control REM sleep. ... When a person has a sleep terror episode they aren't fully awake, therefore it can be .... This Organization Is Working To End HIV/AIDS In New York By 2020.

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110427-sleep-deprived-brains-nature-science-health-rat-asleep-awake

Apr 27, 2011 ... If you're sleep-deprived, key parts of your brain may be dozing even when ... According to one leading theory, since neurons are constantly ...