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Long Description of Figure 5

Diagram of the human brain showing REM brain activity pathways. Arrows show pathways leading from the area labeled pons at the top of the brain stem down the labeled spinal cord and up to the labeled thalamus in the central portion of the brain. From the thalamus, arrows show paths up and out into the labeled cerebral cortex.

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