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Questions tagged [dreaming]

Having successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.

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Is it possible for a working person remain healthy just by 4 hours sleep a day? [closed]

Due to work pressure, I'm feeling that 24 hours is not enough to finish it in deadline. I've tried it for two days but felt impossible. I'd heard that successful person do not sleep long. I don't know ...
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Do we dream every night?

Tell someone you don't dream at night, and you'll often get the reponse, "Oh, didn't you know we dream every night? It's just that we forget our dreams". This is usually said as if it's a scientific ...
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Is dream interpretation superstitious?

Is there any form of dream interpretation that is based on (accepted) science or has shown not to be superstitious? My understanding was that dream interpretation was not reliable, but then I found in ...
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Can dreams be interpreted to obtain novel information?

Many people claim that dreams can be "interpreted" to learn information about the dreamer and/or their future. For example: Dream Moods offer assistance with interpreting symbols found in dreams. ...
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Do babies dream in the womb? [closed]

There are various sources that say that fetuses have rapid eye movement in the womb and they might be dreaming during REM sleep. Scientists who follow the fetus's daily life find that it spends ...
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Can manipulating a lucid dream change the future?

In his self-published article, Theory of Precognitive Dreams, Ian A. Wilson describes the concept of déjà rêve - feeling you have dreamt this situation before. He describes one anecdote where he had ...
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Can you snore and dream at the same time?

According to numerous sources on the internet, you cannot snore and dream at the same time. Source 1 If you are snoring, then you cannot be dreaming. This fact is repeated all over the Internet,...
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Has lucid dreaming been scientifically observed?

I found this anecdote in Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman. In the passage below, Feynman describes his attempts to analyze his dreams I also noticed that as you go to sleep the ...
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Is shared dreaming possible?

Mutual dreaming or shared dreaming is the claim that two or more people can share the same dream environment. I have experienced a numerous lucid dreams but I've never met a known person in such ...
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Can you tell if you're dreaming by pinching yourself?

Just yesterday I read how Tyrion tries to figure out if he's sleeping by pinching himself. And this seems to be a commonly held truth which often comes back in tales. But I'm not so certain. So can ...
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Is it possible to induce a lucid dream?

I've seen some websites like this that guide you to lucid dreaming, but still wondering is this just a myth? I tried to search for Lucid Dream but there seems like no result about people who sharing ...
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Is it impossible for a human to feel pain in a dream?

I am absolutely sure that humans can feel emotions in a dream. I've experienced some of the strongest anxiety in my life during nightmares. Sometimes the emotions were strong enough to persist in the ...
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Does eating just before sleeping cause nightmares?

In many cartoons and on Sesame Street there are many storylines where a character eats just before going to bed (usually pizza) and they end up having nightmares or very crazy vivid dreams. Normally ...
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Learning while you are sleeping

Just to clarify, I'm not asking about Hypnopaedia, but about using a lucid dream as a training/rehearsal stage. The Lucidity Institue claims: ... many people use lucid dreaming to rehearse for ...