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Posts tagged rapid eye movement

December 29, 2011

 

girl studying in library

When Is The Best Time To Study?

Students have sometimes found that after a good night's sleep they are able to remember material they studied the night before. Is this true?

September 2, 2009

 

Trippy dreamscape

How Time Passes In Dreams

So how many minutes or hours pass during a dream? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Sleeping in Stages

Sleep is divided into distinct cycles that contain four different types, or stages, of sleep. You experience stage one when you doze off at the office in the late afternoon, but you’re still aware that you’re sitting in front of your computer.

September 27, 2003

 

Do Bugs Sleep?

Almost all mammals, in fact, have REM sleep; birds do too, although only in the early parts of their lives. It seems that sleep and REM are required by a particularly complex kind of brain.

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