Scientists aren't sure why our eyes move rapidly during sleep | Curio

Scientists aren't sure why our eyes move rapidly during sleep

5 mins | Feb 2, 2022

But a new study offers a novel theory. REM is only a small part of the sleeping process, but its purpose has remained a mystery for years. However, new research suggests that may be a link between this stage of sleep and an evolutionary defence mechanism. Matthew Rozsa explores how these findings could have exciting implications for the treatment of a range of neurological disorders.

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