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March 16, 2009


sleep is a mendatory luxary and dreams arrive in good quality sleep only.Good post indeed.

What I find even more compelling is how you can feel after having a lucid dream. Due to the intensity of actually being conscious inside your dream, you can be left with VERY strong emotions regarding what actually happens to you inside these dreams.

Animals do indeed dream! At least, mammals and birds appear to. Researchers at MIT scanned the brains of rats in REM sleep and compared them to the scans of the waking rats being taught to run a specific maze. Not only did the rats appear to be dreaming, but the researchers could tell exactly where in the maze they "were" by comparing the scans.

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