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Why is rem sleep called paradoxical sleep?

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REM sleep is sometimes referred to as paradoxical sleep by scientists because it is a period of sleep characterized by rapid periodic twitching movements of the eye muscles and other physiological changes, such as increased breathing and heart rate,
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