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Cyclical Alternating Pattern occurs in sleep. Characterized as periodic episodes of aroused EEG activity (more Sleep spindles and K-complexes) followed by a period of more quiet sleep. Both these periodic activities, when combined, are considered the CAP period.

CAP does not occur in REM.

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