Why are we dreaming and what does “lucid dreaming” mean?
Have ever dreamt that you are being chased? Or have you even been naked in public? Often, the content of our dreams might be connected with a symbol. These symbols enable us to decode dreams. You are dreaming about being chased An interpretation of those dreams is very complex. There are different variations of “chasing-dreams” […]
About a quarter of the time sleeping we are spending in REM-sleep. Another quarter we are in deep sleep, the rest of the time is either light sleep or the change from one sleeping phase into another. Everyone is dreaming every night, independent from being able to remember the dreams the next morning or not. […]
In general, dream contents play a considerable role. The “Journal of Personality and Social Psychology” released the findings of a study in which scientists examined the dream interpretations of laypeople. The US scientists from Pittsburgh University questioned study participants from the USA, India and Southern Korea about their dreams. Independently from their cultural group, all […]
Every one of us knows them: nightmares. Fear is spreading and horrible sceneries develop in front of the inner eye. The heart beats faster. Suddenly you wake up and are glad that it just has been a dream. Nightmares belong to the so-called parasomnias. Here, the sleep is disturbed by events or processes like sleep […]
Today is world sleep day. This day calls attention to the continuously growing personal and social challenges which are due to lack of sleep and no longer restful sleep. And, especially important: this day reminds of the importance of sleep for our health, our well-being and our career. This year’s motto of the world sleep […]