Fact 13: Pets Dream Too
All animals dream because their brain activity is practically the same as human beings while they sleep. You’ve probably noticed your pet moving its arms, legs in its sleep or making noises. This indicates that your pet is dreaming.
Fact 14: You Are More Likely To Not Remember It
Some people remember every dream they have ever had, while others can’t remember a single one, or will only remember the occasional dream. Many times, 90% of dream events are gone from the mind within 10 minutes of waking up. However, if you wake up during the REM stage of sleep, you are more likely to remember your dream.
Fact 15: Blind People Dream Too
People who are blind dream as well. People who lost their sight later in life will see visual images, but dreams do not always have to be visual. But born blind people who don’t have visual dreams experience them through other senses.
Fact 16: In Our Dreams, We Only See Faces That We Are Familiar With
If you dream of a face, it will be someone you have met or know. Maybe you have seen them somewhere, even if only on television, or a movie, or in a photograph.
Fact 17: Dreams Tend To Be Negative
On the whole, dreams are negative in orientation. Most of us have selective memory for intense negative emotions like anger, fear, and sadness. It is a subconscious response to the deepest psychological biases of our brain.
Fact 18: Multiple Dreams Per Night
Our dream phases are anywhere from 90 minutes to two hours of our sleep. We can have more than 7 dreams in one night. On average, a person dreams two to three times a night, this varies based on the REM cycle a person has.
Fact 19: Gender Differences
Brain activity is the same in both men and women but the content of the dreams can be different. Research has determined that men tend to feature more men in their dreams, while women dream about both men and women, equally.
Fact 20: Not Everyone Dreams In Color
It has been found that close to 80% of your dreams are in color. However, there are some people who oftentimes dream in black and white. However, some interpretation says that black and white dreams are a sign of depression, sadness, or anxiety.
Dreaming is a human reality common to us wherever we are and whoever we are. Many events in your dreams are connected to specific areas of your life or your personality. Even though the interpretation of one’s dreams might appear to be a cumbersome process, you would realize that you have a better understanding of your psyche and thought process in the due course.