FC: Dreams | 2012
1: what are dreams? Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
3: Why Do aWe Dream? Dreams mainly occur in the rapid-eye movement (REM) stage of sleep—when brain activity is high and resembles that of being awake. REM sleep is revealed by continuous movements of the eyes during sleep. At times, dreams may occur during other stages of sleep. However, these dreams tend to be much less vivid or memorable.
4: What Do They Mean Dreams don't mean a thing. Dreams can often occure when you g0 to sleep with a lot on your mind (stress, excitement, anger, depression), it often differs.
6: We are not the only dreamers! Humans are not the only ones who dream. Studies have observed dreaming in monkeys, dogs, cats, rats, elephants and shrews. There have also been signs of dreaming in certain birds and reptiles. Sleeping and dreaming are intertwined. Scientific research results regarding the function of dreaming in animals remain disputable; however, the function of sleeping in living organisms is increasingly clear. For example, recent sleep deprivation experiments conducted on rats and other animals have resulted in the deterioration of physiological functioning and actual tissue damage of the animals
7: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein
8: Special Dreams? The Hall data analysis shows that sexual dreams occur no more than 10% of the time and are more prevalent in young to mid-teens. Another study showed that 8% of men's and women's dreams have sexual content.] In some cases, sexual dreams may result in orgasms or nocturnal emissions. These are colloquially known as wet dreams.
9: Day Dreaming A daydream is a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake.
10: Can dreams tell the future? Precognitive dreams- These dreams are those that occur within 3 days to a year of having been dreamt. Most often within 3 days. Often, they concern those around the dreamer. They are about things occurring near, around or within the vicinity of the dreamer's surroundings.
11: THE END
13: Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms. -George Washington Carver
15: Go and walk with Nature; thou wilt find Full many a gem in her enchanted cup. -Isaac McLellan
20: As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. -John Muir