Popular Topic(s): sleep stages
How to Extend Your REM Cycle

While all sleep stages are important, rapid eye movement or REM sleep plays a critical role in processing and storing information, allowing you to retain memories and lock down what you’ve learned during the day. Named for the distinct, rapid movements the

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Hypnograms: How To Read A Hypnogram

Every morning when you wake, you’ll see your daily SleepScore, calculated using data gathered while you slept, along with your hypnogram and a summary of your sleep. While the hypnogram might look intimidating at first

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How to Get More REM Sleep (Increasing REM Sleep)

While all of the sleep stages are important, REM sleep plays a specific role in processing and storing information, allowing you to retain memories and lock down what you’ve learned during the day. Most of

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Sleep Stages: Types of Sleep (Non-REM & REM)

Stages of Sleep Guide: Non-REM & REM Sleep Cycles Even though sleep seems like a passive process, it’s not. Sleep is an active state that is, in some ways, as complex as wakefulness. Your brain

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What is Light Sleep? Everything You Need to Know

You might think light sleep is not as beneficial to a good night’s rest compared to other phases of sleep, but that’s far from the truth. All the sleep stages are integral to getting high-quality

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About REM Sleep: Characteristics Of REM Sleep

Rapid eye movement sleep, also known as REM sleep, is the third stage in your sleep cycle. It’s characterized by small, variable-speed brain waves, rapid eye movements, increased heart rate, and muscle paralysis. The first

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