1. Video games can help you have lucid dreams
According to studies conducted by Jayne gackenbach, Grant MacEwan University psychologist from Canada, gamers spend so much time practicing in virtual reality, that are more likely to control their actions and dreams. Furthermore, a 2008 study conducted on 100 participants, found that players are less prone to nightmares because they are accustomed to situations of suspense and will react inside scary dreams.
2. Dreams are mainly visual and auditory
According to a study conducted in 1966 in which people have talked dreams, they are mainly visual and auditors. Smell and taste sensations occur in less than 1% of the time.
3. The smell can affect dreams
A 2009 study led by the European Society of Sleep Research, found that the occurrence of a smell around a person sleeping may affect dreams. Tastes like, like roses, have produced positive dreams. Negative smells like rotten eggs produced negative dreams.
4. Throughout life, people have around 100,000 dreams
On average, a person has about 100,000 dreams; Of these, tens of dreams may be in a single night. However, we spend about 2 hours dreaming every night.
5. 50% of people had precognitive dreams soon
50% of people report that precognitive dreams were, or seemed to herald the future dream, but most experts believe that the phenomenon is due to the law masses.
Basically, so many things happen every day that it is quite likely that sometime to inample something I dreamed recently.
6. Lincoln had a premonitory dream before being assassinated
A precognitive dream is the famous Abraham Lincoln’s. According to the friend, Ward Hill Lamon, a few days before he was assassinated, Lincoln told a small circle dreamed that a group of soldiers. In Dream asks soldiers who died and the soldiers answered “President. He was killed by an assassin. ”
Perhaps Lamon was telling the truth, but how often he was assassinated Lincoln dreamed it? It is still under constant threat.
7. Mendeleev dreamed periodic table
Dmitri Mendeleev periodic table holds that the idea came to him in a dream. “I saw in a dream a table where all the elements were arranged perfectly. Waking me, I immediately noted on a piece of paper, just in a single place subsequent correction was needed. ”
8. People remember dreams more often negative than positive ones
This phenomenon was Calvin S. Hall obseved investigator who monitored the dreams of over 50,000 students for 40 years. Anxiety was declared the sensation of dreams most often. Many people do not know that you have other sensations out of anxiety in dreams.
9. Children remember only 20-30% of their dreams
According to a study led by William Domhoff in 1996, children aged between 9 and 11 years only 20-30% recall of dreams. Adults remember averaged 79%.
10. On average 95% of our dreams watching
The researcher J. Allan Hobson says forget about 95% of dreams. It certainly is an area that needs research and science as bedrooms. Usually studies in the field of dreams suffer from lack of intellectual rigor.
11. Babies spend half the time in the state of REM sleep
People dream during REM sleep so and non-REM, but babies are champions in REM sleep, spending more than half of the state of REM sleep. It is unclear whether all that time dreaming, but adults enter the REM state for 20-25% of time spent asleep and dreaming at least 4-6 times a night.
12. Dreams children often are very realistic
Although children seem to be small factories imagination, her dreams during sleep quite realistic. According to a study, 29% of children’s dreams are realistic, about 47% are realistic fiction and only 4% are fantastic.
13. Nicotine patches can increase the intensity of dreams
Many people said stepping dreams while wearing nicotine patches.
14. A blind person can experience and visual dreams
Muti people are curious about how blind people dream. Experts obserbat that if a person was born or became blind at an early age, usually will dream smells, sounds, aromas and tactile sensations, but not visual. Those who become blind later may have visual dreams.
15. hypnagogic occurs when you dream while you’re awake
Hypnagogic or awake dream phenomenon occurs when a person is in transition between wakefulness and sleepiness. Meanwhile, dreams occur while the brain is still awake, and can be experienced strange sounds or visual hallucinations.
16. In Hawaii, the word “dream” means “soul sleep”
In Hawaii, many believe that during sleep people could communicate with their ancestors and gods.
17. Some ancient civilizations had interpreters of dreams
Mesopotamians and Egyptians believed dreams of major importance. Both companies had interpreters of dreams foretelling the future based on a person’s dreams.
18. Chester Beatty Papyrus was written 3,000 years ago in Egypt
These manuscripts contain the earliest known dictionary of dreams. It was written over 3000 years ago in Egypt.
19. 60-75% of adults have repetitive dreams
According to a 1995 study, 60-75% of adults have recurrent dreams. Women are more likely to have them than men.
20. Dreaming in real time
Although it looks different, dreaming in real time. Dr. Rubin Naiman, a sleep psychologist who studies at the University of Arizona, says that dreams can take a few minutes to an hour.
21 reptiles probably not dreaming
Mammals and birds enter REM sleep, so perhaps dreaming. Reptiles do not.
22. 3 of 4 moms have nightmares about their babies
According to a study done at the University of Montreal in 2007, new mothers are more prone to nightmares girl pregnant and childless. In fact, three quarters of women who have recently dreams accidents or bad things might happen were babies.
23. People who dream in color and not necessarily remember this
If you are woken while dreaming, people tend to remember the bright colors of dreams in 70% of cases and pale colors in 13% of cases. But aside scientific studies, only 25-29% of people say they dream in color.
Thus, many of us dreamed in color but we do not remember.
24. Exposure to television monochrome (black and white) affects dreams
Interestingly, in childhood exposure to black and white TV influences how I dream in color.
A 2008 study found that people who were under 25 rarely had dreams monochrome.
People aged 55 years or more, say black dreams quite often.
These findings were reversed in studies done in 40 years – students rarely dreamed in color.
Therefore, researchers believe that the TV could be involved in how we dream.
25. Men dream about men in 66% of the time
And the last thing you did not knew about sleep is less interesting.
Men more often than women dream about men.
According to studies, 66% of the characters in dreams men are men, while in women’s dreams proportion is 50%.