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paradoxical sleep

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See REM sleep.

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  • n. a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep

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  • "During REM, the summed activity of the brain's neurons is quite similar to that during waking hours; for this reason, the phenomenon is often called paradoxical sleep. This means that there are no dominating brain waves during REM sleep."

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    August 8, 2008