Tag Archives | REM-sleep

Dreaming

Fascination to dreaming We have been fascinated with dreaming for thousands of years and have strived (desperately) to understand the meaning of our dreams. In the Greek and Roman eras, dreams were seen in a religious context and were believed to be messages (and calls for action) from the gods or from the dead. Greek philosopher, […]

REM-Sleep

REM-sleep introduction Just as deep sleep renews the body, REM-sleep renews the mind by playing a key role in learning and memory. During REM-sleep, our brain consolidates and processes the information we have learned during the day, forms neural connections that strengthen memory, and replenishes its supply of neurotransmitters, including feel-good chemicals like serotonin and […]