What happens with our bodies when we’re asleep?

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Heard On The Morning Show
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People spend a third of their lives sleeping, much of it dominated by REM sleep when many dreams occur. All land animalseven spiders — have been documented to experience REM sleep. We talk with a leading authority on sleep to find out what is happening in our bodies during REM sleep.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Mark Blumberg Guest

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