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Posts tagged falling asleep

May 1, 2013

 

It's actually just a myth that undergoing hypnosis means falling asleep. It's more like being deeply engrossed in a movie or a novel. You're awake, but in a trance-like state.

Hypnosis Brain Waves

We have all seen in the movies, or perhaps in person, a person becomes hypnotized and falls slowly to sleep.

December 10, 2007

 

Hypnagogic myoclonus, or what is otherwise known as a hypnic jerk, is a normal part of a body's transition from being awake to being asleep

Hypnic Jerks

Have you ever been lying in bed, about to fall fast asleep when your leg jerks suddenly, snapping you awake?

September 27, 2007

 

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.

November 14, 2006

 

You Sleep Even Less Than You Think

How much sleep are you really getting? It may be even less than you think.

May 29, 2006

 

Getting Older, Sleeping Less

Have you ever heard that older people need less sleep?

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