Paradoxical Sleep Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Paradoxical Sleep
This paper looks at paradoxical sleep that is also referred to as rapid eye movement sleep.
# 123042 | 1,000 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Freud) , Psychology (Jung) , Psychology (Memory) , Medical and Health (General)

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In this article, the writer provides a discussion of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, also known as paradoxical sleep. Several theories about the function of REM sleep are provided along with a discussion of the changes in the brain during REM sleep.

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"As Wood Wood and Boyd maintain 'Many people who consider the field of psychology conjure up images of mental disorders and abnormal behavior'. Psychologists do study the strange and unusual but they are interested in the normal and commonplace as well. One phenomenon related to human beings that is within the category of the normal and commonplace is rapid eye movement sleep also known as paradoxical sleep. Discovered by Nathaniel Kleitman and Eugene Aserinsky, rapid eye movement sleep is the normal ..."

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