This Is Your Brain on Dreams

  Dreams seem to have beneficial effects for the brain. Experiments have been performed where REM sleep (dream sleep) was not allowed, as they would wake up the sleepers whenever they reached the REM (Rapid Eye Movement) stage of sleep. When the dreamers were finally left alone, they made up for all the REM sleepContinue reading “This Is Your Brain on Dreams”

Sleep Paralysis, Hypnagogia, and Night Terrors

A questioner on the reddit.com dream board asked the following question about his girlfriend: “This is what she sent me this morning: “Like I’d be sleeping but I’m conscious that I’m awake and then I start seeing a ghost and I scream but nothing comes out and I’m completely paralyzed and I try waking upContinue reading “Sleep Paralysis, Hypnagogia, and Night Terrors”