The Evolution of Sleep: A Phylogenetic Approach

John A. Lesku, Niels C. Rattenborg, Charles Amlaner

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10 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSleep
Subtitle of host publicationA Comprehensive Handbook
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)047168371X, 9780471683711
StatePublished - 4 Nov 2005


  • Phylogenetic evaluation of sleep
  • REM sleep
  • Sleep architecture among vertebrates

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Lesku, J. A., Rattenborg, N. C., & Amlaner, C. (2005). The Evolution of Sleep: A Phylogenetic Approach. In Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (pp. 49-61). John Wiley and Sons.