Quand vous rêvez, votre corps est paralysé

When you dream, your body is paralyzed!

During the first 90 minutes of sleep, you move from light sleep to deep sleep. Then, you enter Rapid eye movement sleep (REM); the stage during which dreams occur. During this phase, the motor neurons and the release of certain neurotransmitters, the monoamines (norepinephrine, serotonin and histamine) are inhibited, which causes muscle weakness, rapid eye […]

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Le bâillement est très contagieux. Penser au bâillement est suffisant pour le déclencher !

Yawning is contagious. Thinking about this reflex is sufficient to trigger it!

After reading the article’s title, there is 80% of chance that you will yawn too. In reality, this reflex often linked to fatigue, boredom, stress or overwork,is contagious. The mere mention of yawning may be sufficient to cause it. Interestingly, this contagion has also been observed in chimpanzees. However, the real cause of this contagious […]

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