Unformatted text preview: movements become more frequent and, instead of occurring a slow rolling fashion like in other stages, they are more sharp and occur in a fast, back and forth motion. REM cycle length seems to be dependent on brain size: rats = approx every 12 minutes. Also humans have approx twice the amount of REM as other species. a) dreaming- mostly occurs in REM, approximately 80%, although, as mentioned, we do dream in SWS. b) age- amount of REM decreases with age....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10
- REM Sleep