Are you also a dreamer? Maybe last night you had a mysterious dream and you are still wondering about it. And, now you are trying to figure out why did you saw that dream and do they mean anything in real? There may be lots of questions revolving in your mind when you think of dreams.
It is common to have a dream, it may be anything from melancholy to joyful and everything in between, while those peoples who don’t dream are believed to have some psychological order, in general.
According to some psychologists, it’s good to get dreams as they help boost self-knowledge and aid personal growth. However, the experiences we have in dreams can be quite mysterious.
Here, in this article, we have covered all the things which might arise in your mind whenever you had a dream and yes they are interesting to know.
Go through this guide to know some interesting facts about dreams you did not know.
1. You forget most of your dreams
Do you know you forget 95% of your dream shortly after waking? As per one theory about why it is difficult to remember the dream what we see, it’s because the changes in the brain that occur during your sleep do not support the processing of information and storage needed for memory formation to take place.
2. Not all dreams are in colour
Most of the people report that they dream in colour, there is a small percentage of people who claim to only dream in black and white colour. In one study, dreamers have been awakened from their sleep and were asked to choose the colour from a sheet that matches with the colour that they saw in their dream, soft pastel colours were the most frequently chosen colour by the dreamers.
3. Animals probably dream
You might have wondered what do animals also dream. But it’s hard to say yes because there is no scientific proof which shows that animals also dream. But as per the researchers, they also dream like us.
4. It’s possible to control your dreams
Yes. You can even control your dreams sometimes. It’s possible when you have a lucid dream, a dream in which you are aware that you are dreaming even after in sleep.
5. You cannot read or tell the time in your dreams
Most of the people, while they are dreaming are not able to read or tell the time in their dreams with utmost accuracy.
6. Our mind is more active while you are dreaming than when you’re awake
Even when you are sleeping, your mind remains very active then your body which is at rest at the time when you are sleeping. You tend to learn, solve problems, sort and make sense of all the information you absorbed in your mind when you were awake.
7. Both men and women experience arousal during dreams
It is often believed that men experience more sexual arousal during dreams, but it is not so. Both men and women experience arousal equally during REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep.