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Latest Rapid eye movement sleep Stories

2009-12-01 12:25:30

A study in the Dec.1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that dream-enacting behaviors are common in healthy young adults, and the prevalence of specific behaviors differs between men and women.

2009-11-19 19:44:02

Sounds can penetrate deep sleep and enhance associated memories upon waking.

2009-11-05 14:09:44

After a late night of texting, instant-messaging or updating Facebook, it’s hardly surprising that many teenagers show up groggy for school. And, studies show, sleep deprivation can lead to poor academic performance, truancy and greater dropout rates, especially for those prone to depression.

2009-11-03 15:04:03

Université de Montréal study finds coffee decreases quality of daytime recovery sleep.

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2009-10-01 13:46:53

New research in the FASEB Journal demonstrates role of IL-6 on sleep-related consolidation of specific types of memories, particularly during late night REM sleep cycles.

2009-10-01 10:59:34

The study is the first to show that the impact of alcoholism on sleep is similar in both men and women.

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2009-06-15 14:10:00

Experts in sleep studies presented evidence that showed poor quality sleep - whether from insomnia, sleep fragmentation, or nightmares - is associated with increased risk of death.

2009-06-15 10:50:00

A multi-ethnic study in the June 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine reports that there is a statistically significant relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) episodes occurring during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and type 2 diabetes.

2009-06-11 22:50:42

Good sleep habits that translate into getting a good night's sleep may pay off with a lower mortality risk, U.S.

2009-06-10 07:51:43

Naps with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep refresh the brain's empathetic sensitivity for evaluating human emotions by decreasing a negative bias and amplifying recognition of positive emotions, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Wednesday, June 10, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.