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June 27, 2016

 

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Dream Fake

Suppressed thoughts often come alive in dreams, because our mental control centers doze while we do.

March 14, 2016

 

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Zap Into Lucid Dreaming 

Scientists discover how to induce lucid dreaming, a state wherein people are concious of being in a dream.

February 8, 2016

 

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Retrieve That Dream

Reality often triggers a dream memory, and can give one the sense of having predicted the occurence.

November 22, 2013

 

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Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

March 18, 2011

 

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Why Is It So Difficult To Remember Our Dreams?

Lots of studies show dreaming is part of our natural brain activity. So, why can't we remember what happens in our dreams?

August 31, 2010

 

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Are Heavy Sleepers Smarter Than Light Sleepers?

Are you a heavy sleeper? Well, chances are, your brain is working hard while you're at rest!

September 27, 2007

 

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Out of Body’s All in the Mind

Chances are you've heard a description of what's called a near death, out-of-body experience. For a lot of people, it's a powerful, even mystical experience.

September 4, 2007

 

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Sleeping Birds Sing

Scientists have reason to believe birds have music on the brain when they're sleeping. Researchers think that birds dream about their songs.

June 13, 2006

 

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Violent Dreams

For people with REM sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, the action in the dream is acted out in reality!

December 26, 2005

 

I Forget Genie

There’s something really funny about dreams. Well, okay, there are a lot of funny things about dreams. Even though we all can remember certain kinds of dreams, it’s curious just how hard it is to remember your dreams in general. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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