Sleep, REM

Known as: Fast-Wave Sleep, Sleep, Paradoxical, dreams sleep 
One of the five stages of sleep. During rapid eye movement sleep, the eyes move rapidly while closed and dreams occur. Rapid eye movement sleep is… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Sleep remains one of the most mysterious yet ubiquitous animal behaviors. We review current perspectives on the neural systems… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The hypothesized role of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which is rich in dreams, in the formation of new associations, has… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Sleep facilitates memory consolidation. A widely held model assumes that this is because newly encoded memories undergo covert… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although maintained by multiple arousal systems, wakefulness falters if orexin (hypocretin), orexin receptors, or orexin neurons… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
When we fall asleep, consciousness fades yet the brain remains active. Why is this so? To investigate whether changes in cortical… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Based on findings primarily in cats, the grouping of spindle activity and fast brain oscillations by slow oscillations during… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Recent studies indicated a selective activation during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep of the amygdala known to play a decisive… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Performance on a visual discrimination task shows longterm improvement after a single training session. When tested within 24 hr… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Spontaneous discharge of norepinephrine-containing locus coeruleus (NE-LC) neurons was examined during the sleep-walking cycle (S… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
The rate of liberation of free acetylcholine from the surface of prostigmin-treated cerebral cortex in the freely moving cat has… (More)
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