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2004-12-17 08:59:01

Researchers find brain compartmentalizes dreams in two sleep periods HealthDayNews -- Your wildest dreams probably start soon after your head hits the pillow. A new study finds that more aggressive, emotionally charged dreams tend to occur in the early, rapid-eye-movement (REM) period of sleep, whereas deeper, non-REM slumber encourages gentler, kinder dreaming. The finding that the brain compartmentalizes dreams into two separate sleep periods may also put to rest the theory that dreams are...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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