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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep – Infographic

Regular readers know that I feel strongly about a good night’s sleep. If you want more info, check out my Page – How Important is a Good Night’s Sleep?

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Why Do We Dream?

One of the major theories to explain why we sleep is that sleep allows us to consolidate and process all of the information that we have collected during the previous day. Some dream experts suggest that dreaming is simply a by-product or even an active part of this information-processing. As we deal with the multitude of information and memories from the daytime, our sleeping minds create images, impressions, and narratives to manage all of the activity going on inside our heads as we slumber.

Adequate sleep is of major importance in the functioning of your brain. Please check out my Page – How Important is a Good Night’s Sleep as well as Facts About Your Brain(and Exercise).

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Top Dream Theories Experts Weigh In With Theories About Why People Dream 

“Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.” – Henry David Thoreau

Dreams have fascinated philosophers for thousands of years, but only recently have dreams been subjected to empirical research and concentrated scientific study. Chances are that you’ve often found yourself puzzling over the mysterious content of a dream, or perhaps you’ve wondered why you dream at all.

First, let’s start by answering a basic question – What is a dream? A dream can include any of the images, thoughts and emotions that are experienced during sleep. Dreams can be extraordinarily vivid or very vague; filled with joyful emotions or frightening imagery; focused and understandable or unclear and confusing.

So why do we dream? What purpose do dreams serve?

While many theories have been proposed, no single consensus has emerged. Considering the enormous amount of time we spend in…

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