Aging and Sleep - Deepstash
Aging and Sleep

Aging and Sleep

Sleep patterns change as people get older. Newborn babies spend about two-thirds of their time in sleep. As people age, they tend to sleep less. The amount of time spent in REM sleep also changes over time. In very young babies, about half of all sleep is REM sleep. As babies get older, the proportion of REM sleep decreases.


204 reads



The idea is part of this collection:

Music and Productivity

Learn more about health with this collection

How to choose the right music for different tasks

The benefits of listening to music while working

How music affects productivity

Related collections

Similar ideas to Aging and Sleep

Sleep declines with age

While sleep patterns change as we age, the amount of sleep we need generally does not. 

Older people may wake more frequently through the night and may actua...

Sleep Patern: NREM & NREM

Sleep Patern: NREM & NREM

1. Non-REM sleep (sometimes called NREM), which includes light and deep sleep, accounts for about the majority of our sleeping time.

2. REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep is where we may spend some of our time dreaming. This typically takes pl...

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

Different people need different amounts of sleep. Some people can function with fewer than six hours of sleep a night, while others can’t manage without at least nine hours. Research shows that getting insufficient sleep can have negative effects on health, etc.

Experiment subjects who are ...

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates