Psychology Update — Why Dreaming (Rem Sleep) May Be Important for Your Health

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TITLE Why Dreaming (Rem Sleep) May Be Important for Your Health   DESCRIPTION What a great article that describes how and why we sleep and the functions of dreaming.  The article specifically has a focus on problems arising from not getting enough “regular sleep” and REM sleep (the dream stage).  “Doctors have warned for years… Read more »

Psychology Update — 5 Freaky Facts About Nightmares

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TITLE 5 Freaky Facts About Nightmares Science demystifies your creepiest nighttime visions. DESCRIPTION Researchers made use of correlation and case study reports to collect common themes that are classified as nightmares.  Nightmares are viewed as highly emotionally intense states that often wake up the dreamer and are reported as worse than just a bad dream. … Read more »