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Devices for Monitoring Sleep

Polysomnography is regarded as the number one when it comes to monitoring sleep for diagnostic purposes. Apart from PSG, home-based sleep monitors, especially wearable sleep trackers and bed-based sleep monitors have become quite popular.

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The Epworth Sleepiness Scale

The primary purpose of the ESS is to measure average sleep propensity (known elsewhere as excessive daytime sleepiness) through the application of a simple and accessible questionnaire.

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Stanford Sleepiness Scale

The Stanford sleepiness scale, or SSS for short, is one of the few (and the oldest) self-report methods for assessing one’s sleepiness levels throughout the day.

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Scientific Research Into Sleep

Research of sleep and nervous system, in general, can be quite complicated. Our brain is one of the most complex things in nature and figuring out how everything works can be quite a task. As a British philosopher Emerson E. Pugh once said: “If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t.”
However, the research of our minds and sleep has come a long way, and now we know many things about the importance of sleep, different sleep disorders, and how to treat them.