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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The neural underpinnings of sleep involve interactions between sleep-promoting areas such as the anterior hypothalamus, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Sleep facilitates memory consolidation. A widely held model assumes that this is because newly encoded memories undergo covert… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although maintained by multiple arousal systems, wakefulness falters if orexin (hypocretin), orexin receptors, or orexin neurons… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Recent PET imaging and brain lesion studies in humans are integrated with new basic research findings at the cellular level in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We report longitudinal data on a group of 29 male patients 50 years of age or older who were initially diagnosed as having… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We propose that the function of dream sleep (more properly rapid-eye movement or REM sleep) is to remove certain undesirable… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
The electroencephalographic records from 43 subjects who slept for four consecutive nights in a laboratory environment were… Expand
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