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Sleep stages, usually very difficult to remember them in sequence
With this mnemonic BATS Drink Blood we can remember them in sequence
  • Beta waves (awake)
  • Alpha waves (drowsy)
  • Theta waves (stage 1)
  • Spindles and K complexes (stage 2)
  • Delta waves (stage 3 and 4)
  • then back to Beta waves (awake)
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