Find out more about dreams and sleep by learning these 11 fascinating facts.
1. People everywhere share the same dreams.
The American psychologist Calvin Hall studied dream reports of more than 50,000 people from all over the world, and found that while their dreams reveal some cultural differences, they tend to be very similar.
Why does sleep deprivation have so many negative effects, ranging from irritability and the inability to concentrate to seizures, dementia and, death? Researchers studying waking and sleeping mice may have found the answer. Maiken Nedergaard of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York and her colleagues have discovered that during sleep, the space [...]