RAPID EYE MOVEMENT (REM) By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Frequently observed during dreaming sleep. Rapid eye movement is coordinated movement of the eyes behind the eyelids. RAPID EYE MOVEMENT (REM): "R.E.M is not only rapid eye movement but a stage of sleep." Related Psychology Terms REM SLEEP NREM SLEEP CRYPTOPHTHALMOS SYNDROME MYOCLONUS SACCADE BLINK RESPONSE REM STORM S SLEEP PONTINE SLEEP D SLEEP Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RAPID EYE MOVEMENT (REM)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rapid-eye-movement-rem/ (accessed January 17, 2021).