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Note: You can only measure sleep accurately with a sleep study (polysomnogram) done in a lab which measures things like brain waves [electroencephalogram (EEG)], eye movement [Electrooculogram (EOG)], muscle movement [Electromyography (EMG). ]
Sleep-tracking devices: Dos and don'ts | Mayo Clinic
Reviews: iOS Note: Apple does not have their own sleep app. Apple is rumored to be releasing their own sleep app in a new release of watchOS at the end of 2020. There are 2 types: 1. Detect sleep thru sound an motion sensing with your phone on the bed. 2. Use an apple watch 1. Without watch: The Best Sleep-Tracking App for 2020 | Reviews by Wirecutter As a health journalist, I've followed the scientific research on sleep for more than a decade. For this guide, I interviewed product specialists and brand executives in the sleep-tracking field, sleep doctors SleepScore 4.3 (4.6K) premium $49/yr It's more intuitive and provides deeper sleep analysis and advice than other apps. SleepScore offers about as much information as Pillow and more than Sleep Cycle. It's more transparent about the science behind its app. Tom's Guide Sleep Cycle 4.7 (175K) $26/yr American Sleep Association Tom's Guide Uses sleep cycle theory to wake you at just the right time, ensurin you're getting optimal rest. Simpler interface, less data. A good choice for people who simply want to see sleep patterns and how they correlate with diet and exercise.
Types of Sleep:
Americans spend an average of 7 hours and 18 minutes in bed each night. They go to bed at 11:39 p.m., wake up at 7:09 a.m., spend 23.95 minutes snoring, have an average sleep quality of 74.2 percent, and rate their wake-up mood at 57 on a scale of 100. Feb., 2019
What Is A Sleep Score and How Is it Calculated? | SleepScore Labs
optimal values for sleep each stage are 5% Awake, 25% REM, 35% deep, and 35% percent light sleep.
Pillow vs Sleep Cycle vs Sleep score:
How does pillow calculate sleep quality? | Pillow Pillow takes into account body motions during sleep, as registered by the device's accelerometer and gyroscope, and also the noise level as recorded by the device's microphone. These data are processed by a scientifically backed algorithm in order to calculate your sleep quality index.
Sleep quality ranges from 25% - bad to 90% - great
Generally accepted optimal values for sleep each stage are 5% Awake, 25% REM, 35% deep, and 35% percent light sleep for an adult,
It uses a patented technology.
SleepScore measures your sleep on a variety of levels. It monitors and analyzes your total sleep duration, your time taken to fall asleep, your time in light sleep, deep sleep, and REM sleep, and the number and duration of awakenings you have each night. These variables are then measured against known sleep averages for your age and gender, which have been established by well-published research
Discrepencies in time in bed may be when I get up to make coffee and go back to bed it may continue the in bed time. Sleep cycle may stop when I turn off the alarm even though I stay in bed.
Sleep Cycle lists the day you go to bed. Pillow lists the day you wake up.
Pillow Sleep Cycle
Review of Sleep Cycle App for Timing Awakenings | VeryWellHealth
It's called Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock because it has a feature where you set the time you want to wake-up and 30 minutes before that it monitors signals from your body to wake you softly when you are in the lightest possible sleep stage. My and others experience was that it woke us too soon.
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