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DISSOCIATION AND THE ATTENTION
Sense-Discrimination in Sleep

state as distinguishing the relaxed state of mind from that of preoccupation.
Suppose, for the sake of argument, that the mind does sleep with the body. Evidently the sleep of mind and of senses would be just as profound on the first night as on the last, and we would be unable to explain the first night's wakefulness.
It is plain, therefore, that the mind does not sleep like the body. Some element of the mind remains awake.
It is a discriminating element. On the first night this discriminating faculty of mind, made uneasy by unusual impressions, kept arousing consciousness to investigate; while on the last night, profiting by the lessons of experience, this discriminating faculty received

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Sense-Discrimination in Sleep

these habitual and uninteresting impressions with tranquillity and left consciousness to its slumber.
The same explanation accounts for the discrimination shown in sleep by those who nurse the sick and by the mothers of young babies. All other, even tumultuous, noises may be ignored, but let the patient groan or even breathe heavily, or let the infant whimper, or even stir restlessly in bed, and instantly the nurse or mother is fully awake.
In the same way, many people have, to a remarkable degree, the faculty of measuring, during sleep, the flight of time. They are able to awaken at any given hour by simply making a firm resolve before retiring. Most persons

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