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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 […]

Sleep requirements

Falling asleep We all have different sleep habits and our sleep requirements vary by individuals and age. Going through sleep cycles requires first falling asleep (feeling drowsy –> falling asleep –> sleep cycles).  None of us should go to bed/try to fall asleep until we are drowsy. Falling asleep should feel like sliding into unknown, somewhere […]