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At least the Elm Street kids could fight back against Freddy Krueger. In Dead Awake, from the writer of Final Destination, the victims suffer from sleep paralysis, which means they can’t move a muscle when confronted by night terrors. Which, since this is a horror movie, are actual monsters, not hallucinations.

9/16/2016   Reads: 325   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: io9.gizmodo.com

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Most blind people can't see in their dreams, but their experience is just as rich as everyone else's.

9/7/2016   Reads: 412   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.zmescience.com

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One of the things needed to experience lucid dreams is that of being able to remember the dreams. The method recommended is to keep a dream journal, to write every morning immediately after waking up. You will note that, by writing the dreams you have every day, your attention during the dream journeys will become more acute and you will experience a lucid dream in a natural way without using other techniques.

9/5/2016   Reads: 404   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: gostica.com

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The Lucid Dreaming Research Platform will analyze the EEG brainwaves and detect when the subject is dreaming. It will then trigger a stimulus (alarm, lights, etc.) in order to wake up the dreamer or create a cue to help the dreamer become aware that he/she is dreaming. In Lucid dreaming jargon, this tool will help the dreamer to induce lucid dreams through WILD (Wake-Induced Lucid Dream) or DILD (Dream-Induced Lucid Dream).

9/5/2016   Reads: 275   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: hackaday.io

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Here are a handful of these common nightmares, along with what some believe they reveal about us.

9/2/2016   Reads: 369   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.strangerdimensions.com

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The brain connects sensory information from the environment to our subjective experiences, resulting in our perceptions, emotions, and memories. However, our brains need to disconnect — i.e., sleep — from the noisy sensory world that we’re steeped in. Sleep helps us maintain brain health, makes our memories stronger, and aids in problem solving.

8/30/2016   Reads: 333   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.mit.edu

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Strange Sleep Disorder Makes People See ‘Demons’ – When filmmaker Carla MacKinnon started waking up several times a week unable to move, with the sense that a disturbing presence was in the room with her, she didn’t call up her local ghost hunter. She got researching.

8/26/2016   Reads: 521   Submitted By: Iceblade90   Source: hiduth.com

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Dreaming of death or dying may symbolize an important phase and the fact that your life has come to an end and something new is about to begin.

8/12/2016   Reads: 456   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.insightstate.com

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Dream telepathy happens in dreams when emotions, thoughts, or physical sensations are transmitted from one mind to another.

8/10/2016   Reads: 535   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.insightstate.com

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Humans have been collecting records of dreams for years. But what do these archives of our nightly visions tell us about the human mind? And can modern technology help to unravel them?

7/28/2016   Reads: 534   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.bbc.com

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Sleep paralysis is a common sleep disorder — but that doesn't make it any less terrifying.

7/14/2016   Reads: 691   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.sheknows.com

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It is one of life’s great enigmas: why do we sleep? Now we have the best evidence yet of what sleep is for – allowing housekeeping processes to take place that stop our brains becoming overloaded with new memories.

7/13/2016   Reads: 647   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com

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Ever realised you were dreaming, but still didn’t wake up? Around half of people have experienced a lucid dream – a state so exciting that it has led to a flourishing online community eagerly exchanging tips for how to induce it. But do any of these techniques work?

6/17/2016   Reads: 749   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com

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Dream researcher Ryan Hurd agrees, calling sleep paralysis “an initiation into the dreaming arts,” and those who experience it as possessing “a greater ability to be touched by the world, experience life and all of its pain, as well as its beauty.” So, if you experience sleep paralysis, it seems you’re already ahead of the game and there can be ways to turn it into a lucid dream or OBE—something freeing and fantastical, and not tormenting.

6/13/2016   Reads: 657   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.nylon.com

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I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically underneath fluttering, heavy lids. I feel a heavy presence on top of my chest, squeezing the air from my lungs and throat. Then a shadowy, cloaked figure starts looming just within the corners of vision.

6/12/2016   Reads: 722   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.businessinsider.com

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Don’t you hate that feeling when you are in that phase of your sleep where you are not even sleeping and not even awake and suddenly you feel like you have fallen from the sky? Even while sleeping sometimes you get this sensation so strongly that you end up sometimes falling off your bed.

6/10/2016   Reads: 783   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: daily.bhaskar.com

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It’s a catch-22: the more you can’t sleep, the more you worry about it and the worse it gets. Insomniacs tell us how they managed to break the cycle

6/9/2016   Reads: 627   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.theguardian.com

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Dreams, memory, creativity, psychosis, evolutionary survival: It’s all connected, at least in the mind of Sue Llewellyn, a researcher at the University of Manchester.

6/6/2016   Reads: 702   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.rawstory.com

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For as long as I can remember, I have had night terrors. In high school, my nightmares worsened, and I would wake up several times a week crying or sweating — or both. I wasn't just waking up terrified, I would wake up unable to move, accompanied

6/2/2016   Reads: 722   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.popsugar.com

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In this delightful and mind-blowing TED talk, Cerf delves into where his research has taken him in the realm of the neuroscience of dreams, and how his work may let us hack our dreams in the future, from being able to determine what someone is dreaming about to being able to change their dreams.

5/16/2016   Reads: 699   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: boingboing.net

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