What part of the brain controls the sleep-wake cycle? – 2017

What part of the brain controls the sleep-wake cycle?

Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Another area of the hypothalamus is responsible for shutting down the brain’s arousal signals and causing the transition to sleep. Neurons in a part of the hypothalamus called the ventrolateral preoptic nucleus (VLPO) connect directly to the many arousal-promoting centers.Dec 18, 2007

Under the Brain’s Control | Healthy Sleep

healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/healthy/science/how/neurophysiology








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