Sleep Pattern of Tooth-Grinding: Its Relationship to Dreaming

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Science  14 Aug 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3633, pp. 725-726
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3633.725


Simultaneous recordings of brain waves, eye movements, and masticatory muscle potentials throughout the night demonstrate a temporal relationship between episodes of bruxism (nocturnal grinding of the teeth) and periods of rapid eye movements indicative of dreaming.