Sleep paralysis is a common sleep disorder — but that doesn't make it any less terrifying.
Posted: 7/14/2016 9:34:53 PM Reads: 199 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.sheknows.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 7/13/2016 11:30:12 AM Reads: 173 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Dream Research
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?
Posted: 6/17/2016 5:05:51 PM Reads: 268 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 6/13/2016 9:50:09 PM Reads: 184 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.nylon.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 6/12/2016 3:18:21 PM Reads: 246 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.businessinsider.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 6/10/2016 10:54:43 AM Reads: 297 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: daily.bhaskar.com Category: Dream Research
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
Posted: 6/9/2016 12:32:09 PM Reads: 159 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.theguardian.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 6/6/2016 8:12:40 PM Reads: 222 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.rawstory.com Category: Dream Research
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
Posted: 6/2/2016 11:16:50 AM Reads: 248 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.popsugar.com Category: Dream Research
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.
Posted: 5/16/2016 9:28:06 PM Reads: 223 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: boingboing.net Category: Dream Research
How many times have you heard someone say, or even said yourself, "I had the weirdest dream last night"? What happens in our subconscious between drifting off to sleep and waking has the power to affect, unnerve and make us wonder.
Posted: 5/11/2016 9:19:05 PM Reads: 162 Submitted By: Ohiomstr2 Source: www.mirror.co.uk Category: Dream Research
A journey through the intuitive aspects of healing.
Posted: 4/5/2016 1:36:43 PM Reads: 255 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.patheos.com Category: Dream Research
A journey through the intuitive aspects of healing.
Posted: 3/29/2016 12:41:51 PM Reads: 285 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.patheos.com Category: Dream Research
People have been studying dreams for as long as there’ve been people and dreams, but it wasn’t until the last 50-odd years or so that we really made any progress. (It’s a slow field: Talk to any dream scientist and they’ll tell you the current technology can only do so much.
Posted: 3/21/2016 8:47:05 PM Reads: 278 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.rawstory.com Category: Dream Research
MAR 19, 2016 - It’s estimated that most people will have a lucid dream — one in which they are aware that they are asleep and might have some measure of control over their actions — at least once in their life. But there are those who claim to “get lucid” much more frequently.
Posted: 3/20/2016 5:55:12 PM Reads: 309 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: newsok.com Category: Dream Research
Studies suggest that practicing it can improve recall and problem-solving skills.
Posted: 3/20/2016 5:38:55 PM Reads: 341 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.businessinsider.com Category: Dream Research
It is surprisingly hard to pin down why we snooze, partly because sleep does so many good things that we can't tell which is the crucial one
Posted: 3/18/2016 4:19:28 PM Reads: 287 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.bbc.com Category: Dream Research
The world of dreams is a mystery to all. We dream every night when we go to sleep, though sometimes we remember our dreams and sometimes we do not. It can be a lot of fun to relay your dreams to friends and coworkers the next day, but often their significance is only perceptible to yourself and you end up boring your audience with a long, drawn-out recall of the previous night’s adventures.
Posted: 3/18/2016 1:44:06 PM Reads: 315 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.collective-evolution.com Category: Dream Research
Lucid dreaming, or realizing you are dreaming while dreaming, can increase mindfulness and reduce nightmares. It can also be loads of fun.
Posted: 3/7/2016 4:59:37 PM Reads: 277 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.today.com Category: Dream Research
Ever dreamt of losing your teeth, being chased or being unprepared for an exam?
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Turns out, "sleeping on it," as they say, really does help.
Posted: 2/21/2016 4:36:49 PM Reads: 189 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.scienceworldreport.com Category: Dream Research
Astronaut Scott Kelly is a real space adventurer and a superstar who answered fans' questions today on Tumblr.
Posted: 2/14/2016 5:13:36 PM Reads: 250 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.inverse.com Category: Dream Research
Lucid dreaming is a scientifically proven state of sleep where a person is aware he or she is dreaming and is able to control the dream. People can recall old memories, go where they wish, or do anything they want in these dreams.
Posted: 2/12/2016 8:59:39 PM Reads: 350 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.davidwolfe.com Category: Dream Research
Posted: 2/10/2016 2:53:56 PM Reads: 326 Submitted By: dshohan Source: www.audioburst.com Category: Dream Research
One evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table, his wife Jan by his side, as he described a recent dream. Majors had end-stage bladder cancer and was in renal failure. As he spoke with a doctor from Hospice Buffalo, he was alert but faltering.
Posted: 2/5/2016 8:43:42 PM Reads: 294 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.heraldonline.com Category: Dream Research
Researchers at the University of Swansea surveyed 84 people interested in lucid dreaming to find that the most frequent dreamers tend to hit the snooze button regularly.
Posted: 1/20/2016 9:38:25 PM Reads: 318 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: Dream Research
Dream Leaf claims to be “the world’s most advanced lucid dreaming supplement.”
Posted: 1/19/2016 8:06:07 PM Reads: 323 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: motherboard.vice.com Category: Dream Research
Are Nightmares Good For Your Health?
Posted: 1/11/2016 3:58:23 PM Reads: 339 Submitted By: dshohan Source: www.audioburst.com Category: Dream Research
We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that's 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we're awake. This explains why we can't recognise that we're in a dream and often mistake these bizarre narratives for reality.
Posted: 1/7/2016 10:05:56 PM Reads: 342 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: medicalxpress.com Category: Dream Research
Learning to control dreams can change awareness of reality Have you ever realized that you were dreaming while having a dream? These are called lucid dreams, and they allow you to take control and maneuver through the dream world. Lucid dreaming
Posted: 12/29/2015 9:45:04 PM Reads: 333 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.calgaryjournal.ca Category: Dream Research