Sleep is important: it keeps you alert during the day and assists you in performing at your highest levels. But is all sleep created equal? Anyone who has been woken up in the middle of a dream or a nap may tell you they’ve felt disoriented or groggy instead of well-rested and refreshed.
Sleep experts have identified four stages of sleep that humans can go through in any given night. Experiencing this full cycle may help you ultimately feel more rested when you wake. They are best defined as:
You will likely experience several cycles of these stages as you progress through a full night’s sleep. Although it is not known why, infants typically spend more time in REM sleep, while it diminishes greatly with age.
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