Our dreams have many uses, which vary over the life of the


2018-03-12 20:00:09




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Our dreams have many uses, which vary over the life of the

Despite the fact that sleep and waking are very different in terms of both content and feel, and as profoundly difficult. For anybody not a secret that the dreams of the children differ from the dreams of adults. Children having emotional interaction with family members, friends, and scary animals, and adults having other adults. Dreams of a young teen-filled social interactions between hibernation and his friends and important personalities. Dreams men differ significantly from the dreams of women, with women dreaming equally of men and women, and men to a greater extent other men. Adult I dream of creative work, heritage and continual problems, and dreams of dying people filled with supernatural agents, the afterlife and visions of people who are long gone. Dreams that bring a child into a social world of his caregivers early in life, gently send sleeping in the hands of loved ones when life comes to an end. The dreams accompany us literally from the cradle to the grave.

If we switch our attention from the study of dreams dream all my life, and focus on dreams that dream during the night, we still find significant heterogeneity. The REM (rapid eye movement) gives way to episodes of sleep that are not related to REM during the night, and as dawn latest episodes become shorter and REM longer. We can spend up to 45 minutes in REM before the moment of awakening in the morning. Dreams, seen in the REM phase are very different from other dreams. The first is filled with aggression, and second to none. Dreams that dreams early in the night (basically, this phase is not rapid eye movement), tend to raise an emotional problem that persists in other dreams this night. Emotional memories are passed back and forth between the phases throughout the night, until it finally settles in the form of long-term memory in the cerebral cortex. Sleep brain is also actively gets to all the older memories in store as the course of the night. Dreams of the REM phase in the early morning contain a greater number of references to early childhood and memories of him than the dreams that dream early in the night.

Dreams differ not only within a life, or one night, they also differ within historical eras. Dreams of the ancient Greeks and Romans, and indeed the dreams of ancient people, were considered as portals to the spiritual world and the habitat of the ancestors and gods. Ancient people (and even modern people) often seen in a dream the ability to contact the spirit of someone who asks for help or a hindrance in everyday life.

Sleep State also vary in intensity: the more intense physiological arousal during REM, the more strange is the content of dreams. For example, regular dreams about working less intense than "big" and epic dreams. Such epic dreams often include scenes featuring the fantastic worlds that the dreamer is visited frequently and reused for several episodes of sleep. Ordinary dreams, on the other hand, contain quite ordinary and stereotypical content when the dreamer doesn't do anything special, just talking with one or two familiar characters.

A Slightly more intense version of the normal sleep routine involves about familiar and unfamiliar characters. Unfamiliar characters usually appear in the role of male strangers and to repeat their visits from sleep to sleep, when they become all the more intense. At high level of intensity of the dreamer and other characters spun into a series of events and actions United by some purposive narrative. The characters are thrown into fast-paced with a dramatic history with rapid changes in the plot and lots of emotional conflict. With increasing levels of intensity in a dream penetrate even more fancy visual features. Aliens, impossible events, supernatural creatures and metaphorical transformations of the characters enter a dream.

The Characters in dreams are not only different from the waking consciousness of the dreamer, they can literally seize control over the mind. Dreams of patients with dissociative identity disorder and multiple personality disorder may include symptoms of the wrong individuals. Often the person from the inside first comes the dream and then taking control of the behavioral repertoire of a person and becoming an everyday person. The dreamer often experiences the transition from his primary personality to another during sleep. In this case, someone who is dreaming?

Isolated sleep paralysis in which a person is unable to move or speak after waking up, occurs when part of the consciousness of the dreamer is awake, and the other remains in the sleep state. Subsequent sleep can be very frightening: the person sees a hallucination of malevolent presence that somehow tries to interact with him. Most often it is the demon, the purpose of which is to control a person or destroy him.

On the other hand, false awakening dreams attract the subjective experience of awakening, not the withdrawal of the person from sleep. The dreamer feels as though awake, and then goes to do their daily chores, get dressed and brush your teeth. Performing these routine tasks, the dreamer finally wakes up for real. Often the dreams in the dreams contain references to the previous scenes and dream characters. The dreamer may Wake up in the same place where he was sleeping, prior to a false awakening. The dreamer can go through a few false awakenings before you Wake up for real.

There are Also characters with whom we can face only in dreams. The dead, for example, are never awakened consciousness, but can look into our dreams, looking healthy and alive and carrying the message to the dreamer. These dreams are usually clear, bright and intense, is felt as absolutely real.

What does it all mean? What a huge variety of sleep suggests that dreaming is as important as the Wake for the biological state of the body and likely has many generative mechanisms and functions. For example, dreams of a terrible, likely to help us cope with threats in the daytime, and recurring dreams involving the same characters or sites maintain or change cognitive architecture of sleep. Dreams come to us regardless of what happens in the waking state, and, most likely, send us to something in the dream state, what science is only beginning to guess.


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