– The people in your dreams are people you’ve actually seen. Our brains can do some amazing things, but it can’t create the image of people. So it calls on the huge cast of characters you’ve bumped into throughout your life to invent the people of your dreams.
– Every single one of us dreams. (Unless you have an EXTREME psychological disorder.) A study was done where each subject was woken up at the beginning of each dream, but allowed to sleep for a full 8 hours. the next day they were cranky, couldn’t concentrate, some had hallucinations and even had signs of psychosis after 3 days!
– You might be able to upload your dreams to YouTube soon.What?!?! The science can be found at U.C. Berkeley- go look it up.
– I don’t think you’ll be shocked by this. The origin of the term “pipe dream” was coined to describe the ideas people came up with while they smoked opium.
– “lucid dreaming” is a technique where you can control your dreams. This is most often used to turn nightmares into something better.
– When you dream, your body is paralyzed.
– Sex. Females dream about it as often as males. They may think about it more while awake, but we catch up at night. 🙂
– Salvador Dali would force himself awake just as he had a dream in order to capture the surreal moments. He’d sit in a chair with a metal plate on the floor. He’d hold a spoon over the plate and relaxed. As he’d drop off to sleep, he’d drop the spoon and the noise would awaken him to paint.
Sweet dreams tonight! Don’t let the goblins get you.