sleep - REM REM'Sleep is active fast wave sleep REM rapid eye movement associated with dreaming Complex tasks learned better with REM sleep 4 times per

sleep - REM REM'Sleep is active fast wave sleep REM rapid...

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REM REM 'Sleep' is active, fast wave sleep REM - rapid eye movement associated with dreaming Complex tasks learned better with REM sleep 4 times per night 10 min. to 30 min. long Hippocampus Part of the Limbic System Memory Structure Theta Regularly repeating sinusiodal wave 6 cycles per second Produced by areas of the hippocampus (memory structure) & surrounding cortex Awake animal produce theta rhythm during behaviors learned for survival. Cats: predatory behavior Rabbits: aprehensive of environmental stimuli Rats: exploratory movements Asleep animal produced theta rhythm during REM. Theta waves function as signal enhancer
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Cell in the hippocampus fire longer in response to a single stimulus during theta wave production.
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