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41. REM sleep

A. What is the state when thermoregulation is minimal?
B. What is the state when dream content is minimal?
C. What is the state when eye movement activity is minimal?
D. What is the state when cortical activity is minimal?
E. What is the state when heart variability is minimal?

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ANSWER: REM sleep

A. What is the state when thermoregulation is minimal?
B. What is the state when dream content is minimal?
C. What is the state when eye movement activity is minimal?
D. What is the state when cortical activity is minimal?
E. What is the state when heart variability is minimal?

By definition, the correct choice is (A) because the other four answers are not correct and because thermoregulation actually ceases during REM sleep and thus minimal e.g. brain temperature increased in Tamb above thermoneutrality and decreased for Tamb ...

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This solution provides the best answer to the question on REM sleep (rapid eye movement), and provides an explanation of why it is the best answer.

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