Delta sleep - Glossary

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Medical Word - Delta sleep

Ans : Stage of sleep in which EEG delta waves are prevalent or predominant (sleep stages 3 and 4, respectively). Called "slow wave" sleep because brain activity slows down dramatically from the "theta" rhythm of Stage 2 to a much slower rhythm of 1 to 2 cycles per second called "delta" and the height or amplitude of the waves increases dramatically. 
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