Unformatted text preview: 6) the second half of night is mainly stage 2 and REM. After the first half of the night we have very, very, little SWS. ** Lots of people say that they do not dream or that on specific nights they did not dream. Well, the reality is we all dream and we all dream every night. However, we remember our dreams when we wake up during one of them. So, if we wake during a REM cycle, we remember or aware of the fact that we were dreaming. This is why people often believe they dreamt in the morning but not earlier in the night - remember that the REM cycle is most intense toward morning (later in the sleep period), so dreaming occurs more frequently and we are more likely to wake during it....
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- Spring '10
- Rapid eye movement sleep, REM cycle