Sleep is generally divided into two main categories: Rapid Eye Movement(REM) sleep and non rapid eye movement(NREM)or sleep. It is easy to differentiate between these two types of sleep as each one is characterized by a distinct set if neurological and psychological features.
REM sleep is characterized by quick uncontrolled eye movements along with a decline in muscle tone.
In NREM sleep there is very little or no eye movement and there is also no muscle paralysis as in REM sleep.
When a person first settles down to go to sleep, they are still wide awake, alert and aware of their surroundings.
Power Naps Vs Long Sleep
A power nap is a short sleep that does not last through all the stages of a sleep cycle. This short nap is generally used to revitalize a person as it supplements normal sleep time.
Power naps have an obvious advantage in the contest of Power naps vs sleep , it is essential that an individual experiences a certain amount of deep sleep every night
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