Understanding Sleep and Dreaming

Understanding Sleep and Dreaming-1

William H. Moorcroft


As I am writing this, the 60th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the field of sleep is approaching. For it was in 1953 that Aserinsky and Kleitman discovered REMS in a lab at the University of Chicago. They were surprised to notice that eye movements occurred periodically even when their subject was, by all indicators, completely asleep.

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