Amazing Facts About Dreams that You Might Not Know About5 min read

There are some Amazing Facts About Dreams that You Might Not Know About.

What are dreams?

Dreams are an ecumenical human experience that can be described as a state of consciousness characterized by sensory, cognitive and emotional occurrences during slumber.27 The dreamer has reduced control over the content, visual images and activation of the recollection.

Gender differences :

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Interestingly, 70% of all the characters in a man’s dream are other men, but women’s dream contains an equal amount of women and men. Additionally, men’s dreams contain a lot more aggression. Both women and men dream about sexual themes equipollently often.

In Our Dreams We Only Visually perceive Faces That We already Ken

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Our mind is not inventing faces – in our dreams, we optically discern authentic faces of authentic people that we have optically discerned during our life but may not ken or recollect. We have all optically discerned hundreds of thousands of faces throughout our lives, so we have an illimitable supply of characters for our encephalon to utilize during our dreams.

Not Everybody Dreams in Color

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A full 12% of sighted people dream exclusively in ebony and white. The remaining number dream in full color. Studies from 1915 through to the 1950s maintained that the majority of dreams were in ebony and white, but these results commenced to transmute in the 1960s. Today only 4.4% of the dreams of under-25 year-olds are in ebony and white. Recent research has suggested that those transmuting results may be linked to the switch from ebony-and-white film and TV to color media.

You can have four to seven dreams in one night

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On average you can dream anywhere from one or two hours every 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 slumber, and the average person dreams one to two hours every night.

Animals Dream Too

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Studies have been done on many different animals, and they all show the same encephalon waves during dreaming slumber as humans. Watch a canine slumbering sometime. The paws move like they are running and they make yipping sounds as if they are chasing something in a dream.

Obnubilated secret

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Dreams or nightmares cognate to unpreparedness, flying, falling, and public mortification emanates from prevalent human anxieties and seems to go much beyond cultural and socio-economic boundaries.

Daydreaming is a thing

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Psychologists verbalize that daydreaming is genuinely what occurs if your dream has been carried forward, it is fundamentally cognate to what you dreamt about when you were expeditious asleep. They additionally involve different noetic processes.

You Forget 90% of your dreams

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Within 5 minutes of waking a moiety of your dream is forgotten. Within 10, 85% is gone.

Inventions inspired by dreams

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Dreams are responsible for many of the greatest inventions of mankind. A few examples include: The conception for Google (Larry Page), Alternating current engenderer (Tesla), DNA’s double helix spiral form (James Watson), The sewing machine (Elias Howe), Periodic table (Dimitri Mendeleyev) etc.


The dream-catcher is one of the most well-kenned Native American symbols. It is a loose web or webs woven around a hoop and adorned with sacred objects betokened to forfend against nightmares.


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Written by Saleef Shah

Saleef Shah is the founder of Pakistan Top Stories, a Pakistani-based, multi-platform media, and entertainment company. That allows users to Discover and Create content on our Easy Frontend Submission.


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