Dreams have long been a source of curiosity. People of ancient times tried to find meaning in dreams. Here ARE the collections of interesting psychological facts about dreams
- We can only dream about things we already know.
- The faces of people we see in the dreams are faces we have seen before in real life.
- 95% of all dreams are quickly forgotten shortly after waking.
- Approximately 80% of all dreams are in color, there are small percentages of people who claim to only dream in black and white.
- We can control our dreams.
- A lucid dream is one in which we aware that we are dreaming even though we are still asleep.
- Negative emotions such as anxiety and fear are more common in dreams.
- Blind people can dreams.
- Blind people’s dreams typically include information from other senses such as taste, sound and touch.
- We are paralyzed during our dreams. The phenomenon is known as REM atonia.
- Many dreams are common and universal. Common dreams experience include school events, feeling frozen, unable to move, arriving late, being chased, attached and falling.
- The average person has about 1460 and 2190 dreams a year.
- Dreams are responsible for many of greatest invention. a few example include;
Alternating current generator- Tesla
Periodic table- Dimitri Mendeleyev
The sewing machine- Elias Howe
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- We cannot snore and dream at the same time.
- Women are said to have slightly longer dreams than man.
- Your brain tends to be more active when you sleep, then when you awake.
- Babies don’t dreams of themselves until they reach at the age of 3.
- Our body burns more calories during sleeping than it does in the day time.
- Men get erection in REM sleep.
- We cannot read in dream because dreaming and reading are function of different side of the brain.
- Dreams reveal feelings that you have hidden or repressed because dreams are the reflection of unconscious mind.
- In an average lifetime, we spend 6 year dreaming.
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