REM Sleep

New Study Looks at the Secrets of Human’s Efficient Sleep

Have you ever tried to count just how much time your cat spends sleeping each day? It’s about 12 to 16 hours. Dogs might not seem as lazy, but most dog breeds sleep about 14 hours a day, and some sleep up to 18 hours a day. Compare that to the seven or eight hours [...]

REM Sleep Is the Brain Flipping through an Image Gallery

Researcher at UCLA and Tel Aviv University believe they’ve discovered why the eyes do their eponymous movements during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. They believe it’s the brain flipping through images while you sleep, which may help us better understand the function and purpose of dreams. Invasive Brain Monitoring Part of the reason [...]