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Posts tagged REM

November 29, 2010

 

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How Much Radiation Are You Exposed To When You Fly?

You are exposed to relatively high doses of radiation from the time you go through security to the moment your plane lands.

February 6, 2009

 

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Smelly Dreams

Researchers have found that odors can affect dreams.

October 17, 2007

 

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What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

If you've ever been up all night, you may have found that staying awake becomes a lot easier after five or six a.m. Why?

September 27, 2007

 

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Out of Body’s All in the Mind

Chances are you've heard a description of what's called a near death, out-of-body experience. For a lot of people, it's a powerful, even mystical experience.

June 13, 2006

 

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Violent Dreams

For people with REM sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, the action in the dream is acted out in reality!

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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