Definition of Wakefulness. Meaning of Wakefulness. Synonyms of Wakefulness

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Definition of Wakefulness

Wakefulness
Wakeful Wake"ful, a. Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant. Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright. --Dryden. -- Wake"ful*ly, adv. -- Wake"ful*ness, n.

Meaning of Wakefulness from wikipedia

- underlies wakefulness. Several systems originating in this part of the brain control the shift from wakefulness into sleep and sleep into wakefulness. Histamine...
- from wakefulness to sleep: the hypnagogic state of consciousness, during the onset of sleep (for the transitional state from sleep to wakefulness see hypnopompic)...
- differs from a coma: a coma is a state that lacks both awareness and wakefulness. Patients in a vegetative state may have awoken from a coma, but still...
- "eugregoric"), also known as wakefulness-promoting agents and wakefulness-promoting drugs, are a cl**** of drugs that promote wakefulness and alertness. They are...
- processes ****ociated with wakefulness. Adenosine levels increase in the cortex and basal forebrain during prolonged wakefulness, and decrease during the...
- "Neuroanatomical and neurochemical basis of wakefulness and REM sleep systems", in Neurochemistry of Sleep and Wakefulness ed. Monti et al. Steriade & McCarley...
- during periods of wakefulness and sleep: Low voltage fast burst brain waves (EEG desynchronization) are ****ociated with wakefulness and REM sleep (which...
- to distinguish it from the circadian alternation between sleep and wakefulness. In humans this cycle takes 1–2 hours. Electroencephalography shows the...
- also known as hypocretin, is a neuropeptide that regulates arousal, wakefulness, and appetite. The most common form of narcolepsy, in which the sufferer...
- to maintain consciousness, the components of wakefulness and awareness must be maintained. Wakefulness describes the quantitative degree of consciousness...
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