A University of Iowa study has found twitches made during sleep activate the brains of mammals differently than movements made while awake.
Researchers say the findings show twitches during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep comprise a different class of movement and provide further evidence that sleep twitches activate circuits throughout the developing brain. In this way, twitches teach newborns about their limbs and what they can do with them. (1)
We sleep and we learn what we cannot learn while awake.
We sleep and we remember what we have chosen to forget.
We sleep and we feel what we haven’t felt while we were conscious.
But we have chosen to be conscious.
We have chosen to be awake.
We have chosen the easy path…