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'Gross Facts I'
from 'Psychology - The Science of Mind and Behaviour'
by Richard D. Gross
Theories of Sleep (p.115)
"Jouvet placed cats on a small island surrounded by water and allowed them to remain awake or to go into non-R.E.M. sleep. However, whenever they entered R.E.M. sleep, they tended to slip into the water and woke up; prolonged deprivation of R.E.M. produced abnormal behaviour, including hypersexuality and, eventually, death."
"Reisen reared chimps from birth to seven months of age.
Debi [one of 3 chimps] spent the whole time in darkness
As expected, Debi suffered retinal damage."
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