Stage one is the "drifting off" period of light sleep in the transition between wakefulness and sleep and comprises about 5 percent of the entire sleep period.
Maintenance of Wakefulness Test - A monitored test where the patient is placed in a darkened room every two hours and asked to stay awake for 30 minutes.
This state does make it possible for a hypnotist to make suggestions that stick in the mind more effectively than they would during typical wakefulness.
Even if you cannot take actual yoga classes, you can find free yoga exercises online that you can practice to relieve your wakefulness at night.
Transcendental consciousness refers to the fourth state of consciousness; the other three are deep sleep, dreaming, and wakefulness.
For this reason, narcolepsy is more accurately described as a disorder of the normal boundaries between sleep and wakefulness.
The repeated test of sustained wakefulness (RTSW) measures sleep latency by challenging the patient's ability to stay awake.
Cynthia must have finally slept because the noise in the hall startled her to full wakefulness, her husband as well.
The city was sacked and burnt; but the Capitol itself withstood a siege of more than six months, saved from surprise on one occasion only by the wakefulness of the sacred geese and the courage of Marcus Manlius.
Dean's snuggled slumber drifted to wakefulness sometime in the heart of the wee hours when a metallic sound of ringing returned him to the world of the living.