The Mysteries and Wonders of REM Sleep

Some of the greatest mysteries in life are found not in the exploration of ocean depths or ventures into outer space, but in something much more daily and routine: sleep. We are so used to the idea of sleep that we don’t often stop to think about how strange it is that our minds drift out of conscious thoughts for about seven hours a day. Although all the cycles of sleep hold their own intrigue, the REM (rapid eye movement) sleep cycle is perhaps the most compelling of all. Some truly alien things happen to us every night without us knowing.

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