Dreams can be of various types. They can be Mysterious, Bewildering, Eye-opening, Romantic, sometimes a nightmarish living hell: dreams are all that and much more.
Here are ten facts about dream that you may not know about.
1. You can’t read or tell the time during your dreams
If you are ever having a dream and if you are unsure about that happening for real try telling the exact time or try reading a book or something you won’t be able to do any of these two things.
2. Many inventions are inspired by dreams
Dreams are responsible for many of the greatest inventions. You won’t believe it bit it’s true.
Have a look at some of the examples:
The idea for Google- Larry Page
A.C generator- Tesla
DNA’s double helix spiral form- James Watson
Periodic table- Dimitri Mendeleyev ….. and many more.
Sleepwalking is very rare but still some of the people around the world have a habit of walking in their dreams. They walk during their dreams but they are unconscious totally unaware of the fact that they are walking in their dreams.
4. Dream drug
There are actually people who like dreaming and their dream so much that they never wanna wake up. They want to continue on dreaming even during the day, so they take an illegal and extremely potent hallucinogenic drug called Dimethyltryptamine. It is actually only an isolated and synthetic form of chemical our brains produce naturally during dreaming. This help them dream during day too.
5. Increased brain activity
You may think that during dream our brain is usually peace and quit, but it’s not true. Matter of fact our brain is more active during sleep than it is during the day.
6. Pets dream too
Our cute pets dream as well. Watch a dog or a cat sleep and you can see that they are moving their paws and making noises like they were chasing something. You must have wondered why they doing so. Actually they are doing this in their dreams.
7. We all dream- we just don’t remember it
Many people claim that they don’t dream at all, but that’s not true: we all dream but up to 60% of the people don’t remember their dreams at all.
8. Dreams are mostly negative
Surprisingly, dreams are more often negative than positive. The three most widely reported emotions felt during dreaming are anger, sadness and fear.
9. Multiple dreams per night
You can have up to seven different dreams per night depending on how many REM cycles you have. We only dream during the REM period of sleep, and the average person dreams one to two hours every night.
10. Not everyone dreams in color
Very interesting fact about dream, as much as 12% of people only dream in black and white.