5 mind-bending facts about dreams
As scientists become increasingly able to probe deeper into our minds, they are beginning to shine some light on the mysteries of what happens when we sleep.
A zap to the brain can trigger a lucid dream
Lucid dreams are an opportunity to observe how the brain changes from one state of consciousness to another, a boon to those who study how consciousness works.
High-tech headband gives you control over your dreams
New technology that allows you to become a lucid dreamer is reminiscent of the sci-fi movie ‘Inception.’
While there’s plenty of disagreement about what dreams mean to each individual, there are some widely accepted guidelines for the most common dream scenarios. How well do you know your dreams?
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Why do only some people remember their dreams?
Those who can recall their dreams may engage more brain regions when processing sounds while awake, new research suggests.
Scientists use an awake brain’s patterns to compare and contrast similar dreaming-related patterns to determine types of dream content.