Sleep is the second reality in which we live another life, not like this.
In dreams we can fly, breathe under water, to make a dizzying stunts… But that’s not all! What happens to your body during a dream, where incredible than you think.
During sleep people can learn
Scientists have discovered that people can acquire new knowledge during the phase of REM sleep during which the brain is very active. And the longer this stage lasts, the more information we can learn in sleep.
Dreams can make you happier
People who can control their dreams, much happier than those who don’t know how to do it, or do not remember dreams. And those who long to see the same dream about a desirable future events and often achieve the realization of their dreams than those who are not able to see her in her sleep. There is nothing extraordinary: just when we feel positive emotions, even in sleep, brain cells begin to work more efficiently. In addition, after a pleasant sleep we Wake up more alert and tuned to win.
In the dream, you can re-gain the lost memories[center]
During deep, restful sleep the body and brain calm down and that it was closed under a layer of everyday of the husk rises to the surface. So if you struggle to remember what is important to you,go to sleep. Best if in bed you will be alone and the room will not penetrate the background noise, then your body will calm down faster, and the memories are more likely to emerge in your memory.
Some people prefer dreams to reality
One who has learned to control the dreams and ask their stories on their own, sometimes begin to experience a painful affection for dreams, not wanting to go back of them in real life. This is another form of pathological addiction, along with alcoholism or gambling – though, fortunately, it occurs not so often. His treatment by specialists, psychotherapists.
You can stop the nightmare
Most often, night terrors are associated with bad memories or trouble that we experience in real life. To get rid of them, it is necessary first of all to understand what gave rise to unpleasant dreams, and to take at least some steps to address this problem. If you have nightmares for no good reason may be enough not to eat at night and not to watch before bedtime movies with intense story, not to mention horror movies.
You can learn the technique of lucid dreaming
You are quite capable to learn to dream at. To do this, start simple: just woke up, write down the subjects of his dreams, separately noticing that they associated with the real and what belongs entirely to the world of fantasy. This will teach you not only remember dreams, but to control them. After a while you will be able to see the ordered sleep if before bed thoroughly imagine his desired plot.
Dreams can tell you about your impending fate
Some people had dreams that accurately predicted that they would live through in the future. So, President Abraham Lincoln dreamed of his own death, and Mark TWAIN’s dream told of a coming death. Several people saw in the dream the catastrophe of the Titanic before it happened in reality. Scientists have not yet found the explanation for this phenomenon, but even the most sober of them do not deny its existence. So if you had something important, and thus the dream seem very real, sense is seen as food for thought.
Dreams have inspired many inventors
Dreams not only predict the future, but also to give us ideas which, if taken seriously, can help you achieve success. So, Larry page saw in a dream the idea of Google, inventor Elias Howe – the sewing machine, and Dimitri Mendeleev – the periodic system of elements. They, of course, before thought on the relevant issues. Scientists believe that, if you are painfully searching for a solution to a problem, sleep really can help you, because in a dream your brain is not constrained by millions of limitations that often prevent you from thinking freely.
During sleep the brain is actively working
When you sleep, your brain does not stop working. On the contrary: during intense dreams full of emotions, he is not less active than in the most tense moments of the day. Such dreams involve many brain areas, including those that are rarely included during wakefulness. Many experts on lucid dreams feel like dreams are the most interesting and productive, and deliberately cause them.
Sleep paralysis really exists
Sleep paralysis – a condition in which complete muscle relaxation in humans does not occur during sleep, while falling asleep, or continues after awakening. Usually it is accompanied by the causeless fear or sense of danger. During the middle Ages suffering from carotid paralichem considered possessed by spirits or demons. Today doctors say that sleep paralysis is mental in nature and may be associated with different factors such as stress and poor diet. So, if you are overwhelmed by unpleasant feelings, bedtime drink a glass of warm water with a teaspoon of honey. Then disappointment won’t pester you even in my dream.
In the dream we only see familiar people
Scientists say that the human brain during sleep is not able to create new human images, it only raises the already in memory. This means that everyone we see in dreams, once had met us, even though we only ever saw them somewhere on the street. At the same time, unfortunately we often dream about us unpleasant people than those who are nice to us. This can be explained: in dreams we often see that what stress I think, and about unpleasant people and situations we think more often than happy. So don’t dream of disgusting you types is easy: just throw them out of my head at least before bed!
People usually have several dreams per night
According to scientists, people can see for one night up to seven different dreams. Their number depends on the number of REM sleep: the more you have, the more dreams you will be able to see.
Stories of dreams depend on the gender
Studies have shown that men more often are dealing with aggressive subjects of dreams. 70% of the characters in their night visions men. Women’s dreams are more humane and are often associated with simple everyday chores. While erotic dreams in both sexes see with the same frequency.
Animals also have dreams
Some representatives of the animal world – for example, dogs and cats – are also able to dream. What they dream? About what we do, about the world around them in real life. The subjects of their dreams, hunting, food, games… But their dreams are much shorter and simpler than the human, and this is connected not only with the structure of the brain, but also to the fact that most of our little brothers sleep periods much shorter than a human.
Some people only see black and white dreams
About 12% of people on Earth are able to see dreams in black and white. Scientists investigating this phenomenon, argue that this is due to the differences in the visual center of the brain: these people, he is not able to generate a color image during sleep.