Classic Sleep Papers

Classic papers in the area of basic animal/human and clinical sleep research, related to sleep research (before 1985)

  1. Agnew HW, Webb WB. Measurement of sleep onset by EEG criteria. Am J EEG Technol 1972; 12:127-134.
  2. Agnew, HW Jr, Webb WB, Williams RL. The first night effect: An EEG study of sleep. Psychophysiology 1966; 2:263-6.
  3. Akerstedt T, Torsvall L, Gillberg M. Sleep-wake disturbances in shift work: implications of sleep loss and circadian rhythms. Sleep Research 1983; 12:359.
  4. Akerstedt T, Fröberg JE, Friberg Y, Wetterberg L. Melatonin excretion, body temperature and subjective arousal during 64 hours of sleep deprivation. Psychneuroendocrinol 1979; 4:219-255.
  5. Akert K, Koella WP, Hess RJ. Sleep produced by electrical stimulation of the thalamus. Am J Physiol 1952; 168:260-267.
  6. Akindele MO, Evans JI, Oswald I. Mono-amine oxidase inhibitors, sleep and mood. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1970; 29:47-56.
  7. Aserinksy E. Periodic respiratory pattern occurring in conjunction with eye movements during sleep. Science 1965; 150:763-766.
  8. Aserinsky E, Kleitman N. Regularly occurring periods of eye motility, and concomitant phenomena, during sleep. Science 1953; 118:273-274.
  9. Aston-Jones G, Bloom FE. Activity of norepinephrine-containing locus coeruleus neurons in behaving rats anticipates fluctuations in the sleep-waking cycle. J Neurosci 1981; 1:876-886.
  10. Baust W, Weidinger H, Kirchner F: Sympathetic activity during natural sleep and arousal. Arch Ital Biol 1968; 106:379-380.
  11. Berger, H. Über das Elektroenkephalogramm des Menschen. J Psychol Neurol 1930; 40:160-179.
  12. Blake H, Gerard RW: Brain potentials during sleep. Am J Physiol 1937; 119:692-703.
  13. Block AJ, Boysen PG, Wynne JW, Hunt LA. Sleep apnea, hypopnea and oxgen desaturation in normal subjects: a strong male predominance. N Engl J Med 1979; 300:513-517.
  14. Borbély AA, Baumann F, Brandeis D, Strauch I, Lehmann D. Sleep deprivation: effects on sleep stages and EEG power density in man. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1981; 51:483-495.
  15. Borbély AA. A two process model of sleep regulation. Hum Neurobiol 1982; 1:195-204.
  16. Borbély AA, Wirz-Justice A. Sleep, sleep deprivation and depression. A hypothesis derived from a model of sleep regulation. Hum Neurobiol 1982; 1:205-210.
  17. Brandenberger G, Follenius M, Muzet A, Ehrhart J, Schieber JP. Ultradian oscillations in plasma renin activity: their relationships to meals and sleep stages. J Clin Endocrinol and Metabol 1985; 61:280-284.
  18. Bremer F: Cerveau « isolé » et physiologie du sommeil. C R Soc Biol 1935; 118:1235-1241.
  19. Carskadon MA, Dement WC Sleep studies on a 90-minute day. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1975; 39:145-155.
  20. Carskadon MA, Dement WC. Effects of total sleep loss on sleep tendency. Percept Mot Skills 1979; 48:495-506.
  21. Cress CH, Gibbs EL. Electroencephalographic asymmetry during sleep. Dis Nerv Syst 1948; 9: 327-329.
  22. Czeisler CA, Richardson GS, Zimmerman GC, Moore-Ede MC, Weitzman ED. Entrainment of human circadian rhythms by light-dark cycles: a reassessment. Photochem Photobiol 1981; 34:239-247.
  23. Czeisler CA, Weitzman ED, Moore-Ede MC, Zimmerman JC, Knauer RS. Human sleep: its duration and organization depend on its circadian phase. Science 1980; 210: 1264-1267.
  24. Czeisler CA, Zimmerman JC, Ronda JM, Moore-Ede MC, Weitzman ED. Timing of REM sleep is coupled to the circadian rhythm of body temperature in man. Sleep 1980; 2: 329-346.
  25. Daan S, Beersma DM, Borbély AA. Timing of human sleep: Recovery process gated by a circadian pacemaker. Am J Physiol 1984; 246:R161-83.
  26. Davis H, Davis PA, Loomis AL. Cerebral states during sleep as studied by human brain potentials. Science 1937; 85:443-444.
  27. Dement W, Kleitman N. The relation of eye movements during sleep to dream activity: an objective method for the study of dreaming. J Exp Psychol 1957; 53: 339-346.
  28. Dinges DF, Davis MM, Glass P. Fetal exposure to narcotics: neonatal sleep as a measure of nervous system disturbance. Science 1980; 209:619-621.
  29. Douglas NJ, White DP, Weil JV, Pickett CK, Martin RJ, Hudgel DW, Zwillich CW. Hypoxic ventilatory response decreases during sleep in normal men. Am Rev Respir Dis 1982; 125: 286-289.
  30. Ekstrand BR. Effect of sleep on memory. J of Exp Psychol 1967; 75:64-72.
  31. Empson JA, Clarke PR. Rapid eye movements and remembering. Nature 1970; 227:287-288.
  32. Feinberg I, Carlson VR. Sleep variables as a function of age in man. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1968; 18:239-250.
  33. Feinberg I. Changes in sleep cycle patterns with age. J Psychiat Res 1974; 10:283-306.
  34. Foret J, Benoit O. Structure du sommeil chez des travailleurs a horaires alternants. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1974; 37:337-344.
  35. Giuditta A. A sequential hypothesis for the function of sleep. Sleep 84′. W. P. Koella, E. Rüther and H. Schulz. New York, Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1984: 222-224.
  36. Glotzbach SF, Heller HC. Central nervous regulation of body temperature during sleep. Science 1976; 194: 537-539.
  37. Guilleminault C, Eldridge FL, Dement WC. Insomnia with sleep apnea: a new syndrome. Science 1973; 181:856-858.
  38. Guilleminault C, Dement W. 235 cases of excessive daytime sleepiness: diagnosis and tentative classifications. J Neurol Sci; 1977; 31:13-27.
  39. Guilleminault, C., Czeisler, C.A., Coleman, R. & Miles, L. Circadian rhythm disturbances and sleep disorders in shift workers. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1982; 36:709-714.
  40. Hauri PJ. A cluster analysis of insomnia. Sleep 1983; 6:326-338.
  41. Hess R, Koella WP, Akert K. Cortical and subcortical recordings in natural and artificially induced sleep in cats. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1953; 5:75-90.
  42. Hobson JA, McCarley RW, Wyzinksi PW. Sleep cycle oscillation: Reciprocal discharge by two brainstem neuronal groups. Science 1975; 189:55-58.
  43. Hobson JA, McCarley RW. The brain as a dream state generator: an activation-synthesis hypothesis of the dream process. Am J Psychiatry. 1977;  134:1335-1348.
  44. Hollingworth HL. The influence of caffein alkaloid on the quality and amount of sleep. Am J Psychology 1912; 23:89-100.
  45. Horne JA. Sleep function, with particular reference to sleep deprivation. Annals of Clinical Research 1985; 17:199-208.
  46. Horne JA, Östberg O. A self-assessment questionnaire to determine morningness-eveningness in human circadian rhythms. Int J Chronobiol 1976; 4:97-110.
  47. Jenkins J, Dallenbach K. Obliviscence during sleep and waking. Am J Psychol 1924; 35:605-612.
  48. Jouvet M, Michel F, Courjon J: Sur une stade d’activité électrique cérébrale rapide au cours du sommeil physiologique. C R Soc Biol 1959; 153:1024-1028.
  49. Jouvet M. Biogenic amines and the states of sleep (pharmacological and neurophysiological studies suggest a relationship between brain serotonin and sleep). Science 1969; 163:32-41.
  50. Kales A, Jacobson A, Paulson MJ, Kales JD, Walter RD. Somnabulism: psychophysiological correlates, I: All-night EEG studies. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1966; 14:586-594.
  51. Karacan I, Moore CA. Genetics of human sleep. Psychiatr Ann 1979; 9:11-23.
  52. Kleitman N. Studies on the physiology of sleep: I. The effects of prolonged sleeplessness on man. Am J Physiol 1923; 66:67-92.
  53. Krueger JM, Walter J, Dinarello CA, Wolff SM, Chedid L. Sleep-promoting effects of endogenous pyrogen (interleukin-I). Am J Physiol 1984; 246:R994-R999.
  54. Kupfer DJ, Detre T, Harrow M. Relationship between sleep disorders and symptomatology. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1967; 17:710-716.
  55. Lavie P, Hefez A, Halperin G, Enoch D. Long-term effects of traumatic war-related events on sleep. Am J Psychiatry 1979; 136:175-178.
  56. Lavie P, Scherson A. Ultrashort sleep-waking schedule. I. Evidence of ultradian rhythmicity in ‘sleepability’. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1981; 52:163-174.
  57. Legendre, R. Piéron. Le problème des facteurs du sommeil: résultats d’injections vasculaires et intra-cérébrales de liquides insomniques. C R Soc Biol 1910; 68:1077-1079.
  58. Loomis AL, Harvey EN, Hobart GA. Cerebral states during sleep, as studied by human brain potentials. J Exp Psychol 1937; 21:127-144.
  59. Lugaresi E, Coccagna G, Farnetti P, Mantovani M, Cirignotta F. Snoring. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1975; 39:59-64.
  60. McCarley RW, REM sleep and depression: common neurobiological control mechanisms. Am J Psychiatry 1982; 139:565-570.
  61. McGaugh JL, Jensen RA, Martinez JLJ. Sleep, brain state and memory. The functions of sleep. A. Press. New-York. 1979; 295-301.
  62. McGinty DJ, Harper RM. Dorsal raphé neurons – depression of firing during sleep in cats. Brain Res 1976; 101:569-575.
  63. Mistlberger RE, Bergmann BM, Waldenar W, Rechtschaffen A. Recovery sleep following sleep deprivation in intact und suprachiasmatic nuclei-lesioned rats. Sleep 1983; 6:217-233.
  64. Moruzzi G, Magoun H. Brain stem reticular formation and activation of the EEG. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1949; 1:455-473.
  65. Mosso A. Periodische Atmung und Luxusatmung. Arch Physiol 1886; (Suppl): 37-116.
  66. Mouret J, Coindet J, Debilly G, Chouvet G. Suprachiasmatic nuclei lesions in the rat: alterations in sleep circadian rhythms. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1978; 45:402-408.
  67. Mukhametov LM, Supin AY, Poliakova IG. Interhemispheric asymmetry of electroencephalographic sleep patterns in dolphins. Brain Res 1977; 124:581-584.
  68. Nauta WJH. Hypothalamic regulation of sleep in rats – an experimental study. J Neurophysiol 1946; 9:285-316.
  69. Orem JA, Netick A, Dement WC. Breathing during sleep and wakefulness in the cat. Respir Physiol 1977; 30:265-289.
  70. Parmeggiani PL. Regulation of physiological functions during sleep in mammals. Experentia 1982; 38:1405-1408.
  71. Patrick GTW, Gilbert JA. Studies from the psychological laboratory of the University of Iowa on the effects of loss on of sleep. Psychol Rev. 1896; 3:469-483.
  72. Patry FL. The relation of time of day, sleep and other factors to the incidence of of epileptic seizures. Am J Psychiatry 1931; 10:789-813.
  73. Phillipson EA. Control of breathing during sleep. Am. Rev Respir Dis 1978; 118:909-939.
  74. Pickering TG, Harshfield GA, Kleinert HD, Blank S, Laragh JH. Blood pressure during normal daily activities, sleep, and exercise – comparison of values in normal and hypertensive subjects. JAMA 1982; 247:992-996.
  75. Piéron H. L’étude expérimental du sommeil normal. La méthode. C R Soc Biol 1907; 62:307-309.
  76. Pilling WE, Kirchner H. Schlafstörungen und ihre Behandlung. Deutsche Med Wochenschrift 1934; 60:945-950.
  77. Rechtschaffen A, Gilliland MA, Bergmann BM, Winter JB. Physiological correlates of prolonged sleep deprivation in rats. Science 1983; 221:182-184.
  78. Roffwarg HP, Muzio JN, Dement WC. Ontogenetic development of human sleep-dream cycle. Science 1966; 152:604-619.
  79. Rosenthal NE, Sack DA, Gillin JC, Lewy AJ, Goodwin FK, Davenport Y, Mueller PS, Newsome DA, Wehr TA. Seasonal affective disorder: A description of the syndrome and preliminary findings with light therapy. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1984; 41:72-80.
  80. Rusak B, Groos G. Suprachiasmatic stimulation phase shifts rodent circadian rhythms. Science 1982; 215:1407-1409.
  81. Siegel JM, McGinty DJ. Pontine reticular formation neurons and motor activity. Science 1977; 169:678-680.
  82. Sitaram N, Moore AM, Gillin JC. Experimental acceleration and slowing of REM sleep ultradian rhythm by cholinergic agonist and antagonist. Nature 1978; 274:490-492.
  83. Smith C, Butler S. Paradoxical sleep at selective times following training is necessary for learning Physiol Behav 1982; 29:469-473.
  84. Smyth HS, Sleight P, Pickerin GW. Reflex regulation of arterial pressure during sleep in man – a quantitative method of assessing baroreflex sensitivity. Circ Res 1969; 24:109-121.
  85. Snyder F, Hobson JA, Morrison DF, Goldfrank F. Changes in respiration, heart rate, and systolic blood pressure in human sleep. J Appl Physiol 1964; 19:417-422.
  86. Steriade M, Deschênes M, Dormich L, Mulle C. Abolition of spindle oscillations in thalamic neurons disconnected from nucleus reticularis thalami. J Neurophysiol 1985; 54:1473-1497.
  87. Strauss EB. Insomnia. Br Med J. 1951; 1:350-352.
  88. Sullivan CE, Issa FG, Berthon-Jones M, Eves L. Reversal of obstructive sleep apnea by continuous positive airway pressure applied through the nares. Lancet 1981; 1:862-865.
  89. Takahashi Y, Kipnis DM, Daughaday WH. Growth hormone secretion during sleep. J Clin Invest 1968; 47:2079-2090.
  90. Terzano MG, Mancia D, Salati M R, Costani G, Decembrino A, Parrino L. The cyclic alternating pattern as a physiologic component of normal NREM sleep. Sleep 1985; 8:137-145.
  91. Valatx JL, Jouvet M, Bugat R. Genetic studies of sleep in mice. Nature 1972; 238:226-227.
  92. Villablanca J. Electroencephalogram in the permanently isolated forebrain of the cat. Science 1962; 138:44-46.
  93. Von Economo C. Encephalitis lethargica. Wien Med Wochenschr 1923; 73:777-782.
  94. Webb WB, Agnew Jr HW. Stage 4 sleep: influence of time course variables. Science 1971; 174:1354-1356.
  95. Wehr TA, Wirz-Justice A, Goodwin FK, Duncan W, Gillin JC. Phase advance of the circadian sleep-wake cycle as an antidepressant. Science 1979; 206:710-713.
  96. Weitzman ED, Boyar RM, Kapen S, Hellman L. The relationship of sleep and sleep stages to neuroendocrine secretion and biological rhythms in man. Recent Progress in Hormone Research 1975; 31: 399-466.
  97. Weitzman ED, Czeisler CA, Coleman RM, Spielman AJ, Zimmerman JC, Dement W. Delayed sleep phase syndrome: A chronobiological disorder associated with sleep onset insomnia. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1981; 38:737-746.
  98. Winfree AT. Integrated view of resetting a circadian clock. J theor Biol 1970; 28:327-374.
  99. Westphal C. Eigenthümliche mit Einschlafen verbundene Anfälle. Arch Psychiatr 1877; 7:631-635.
  100. Yaroush R, Sullivan M J, Ekstrand BR. Effect of sleep on memory. II. Differential effect of the first and second half of the night. J Exp Psychol 1971; 88:361-366.
  101. Zepelin H, Rechtschaffen A. Mammalian sleep, longevity, and energy metabolism. Brain Behav Ecol 1974; 10:425-470.
  102. Zulley J, Wever R, Aschoff J. The dependence of onset and duration of sleep on the circadian rhythm of rectal temperature. Pflügers Arch 1981; 391:314-318.
  103. Zulley J. Distribution of REM sleep in entrained 24 hour and free-running sleep-wake cycles. Sleep 1980; 2:377-389.