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movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder preceding Parkinson's disease with therapeutic response to levodopa.
Using two commonly prescribed sleep aids - zolpidem and sodium oxybate (Xyrem) - Mednick, Kaestner and Wixted were able to tease apart the effects of sleep spindles and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep on the recall of emotional memories.
Using two commonly prescribed sleep aids -- zolpidem and sodium oxybate (Xyrem) -- Mednick, Kaestner and Wixted were able to tease apart the effects of sleep spindles and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep on the recall of emotional memories.
As with most of the great discoveries in experimental science, the discovery of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep was more an act of serendipity than a concerted effort to look for something as complex and astonishing as REM sleep.
Most of our dreaming happens in a stage of sleep called rapid eye movement (REM).
During Rapid Eye Movement (REM), the sleep cycle when you dream most, the gizmo replays your words.
At the higher doses, the increase in SWS was associated with generally less time in sleep stages 1 and 2 and rapid eye movement sleep.
At any one time there were one, two or three dancers portraying one character which at first forced an abundance of rapid eye movement as I struggled to keep up with what (or who) everyone was doing.
Experts say there are two types of sleep, REM or Rapid Eye Movement and NREM (non-rapid eye movement).
About one in 200 people, mostly men, suffer from the condition, called rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder, or RBD.
The rats' brain activity during rapid eye movement sleep (REM), when most dreams occur for humans, matched the pattern of activity when the rats were running in a circular maze.
There are state-related differences in respiratory control between the sleep and wake states and between the five stages of sleep, most predominantly between stages 1 through 4 non-rapid eye movement (NREM) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.

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