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Even People With Auto-Activation Disorder Can Still Dream
2013-09-12 11:13:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study involving people with Auto-Activation Deficit (AAD), French researchers revealed that the brainstem initiates dreaming and appears to set the stage for complex or bizarre events to take place in such dreams. The study appears in a new paper published in the journal Brain. The study subjects provided a unique window into dreaming because AAD, caused by bilateral damage to the basal ganglia, is marked by a lack of natural...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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