msleep: An updated and expanded version of the mammals sleep dataset

Description Usage Format Details

Description

This is an updated and expanded version of the mammals sleep dataset. Updated sleep times and weights were taken from V. M. Savage and G. B. West. A quantitative, theoretical framework for understanding mammalian sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104 (3):1051-1056, 2007.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 83 rows and 11 variables

name

common name

genus
vore

carnivore, omnivore or herbivore?

order
conservation

the conservation status of the animal

sleep_total

total amount of sleep, in hours

sleep_rem

rem sleep, in hours

sleep_cycle

length of sleep cycle, in hours

awake

amount of time spent awake, in hours

brainwt

brain weight in kilograms

bodywt

body weight in kilograms

Details

Additional variables order, conservation status and vore were added from wikipedia.


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