How Many Winks Does It Take To Get To The Center of REM Sleep?

Submitted by Anan E Maus

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Friday, 18 February 2011

Recently, in an attempt to find out for myself what it was about and how it works and how it came into being, I decided to get 40 winks, and to see what would happen.

So, I lay down, shut my eyes and proceeded to wink them, first in pairs and then sequentially, until I reached a count of 40....I rose and looked at the clock, and only a few scant minutes had passed by!

Yet, this term is always intended to mean having gotten full night's rest, isn't it?

Well, turns out it's wrong-I know; I proved it!

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