What Happens When you Sleep?
When you go to sleep, your brain doesn’t just turn off like a light and flick back on when you wake up. Sleep is complex, and takes the form of many stages. Each stage can be defined by the signals in your brain measured by an electroencephalogram (EEG) and other muscle and eye movements. Let’s take a look at each of the stages, and see why they are important. A sleep cycle is broken down into two halves; REM (Rapid Eye Movement) Sleep, and Non-REM sleep. Non-REM is then brok