HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED...
WHY DO WE DREAM?
First, let's firgure out what dreaming really is.
Dreaming is the sensation experienced during sleep, and is characterized by sensory imagery.
Now that we know what dreams are, how do they work?
Even though it seems so simple, dreaming is a very complex process.
Duing a period of time called REM sleep is typically when the dreaming actually occurs. For adults, the REM period is only 20% of the time you are asleep. However, for babies, their REM period is 50% of the time they are asleep.
Also, REM stands for rapid eye movement. When you are in REM sleep your eyes move back and forth very quickly. When you are asleep you go through a cycle. When you first fall asleep you in non-REM sleep, and you probably won't have any dreams.You are in a light sleep at this point. Next, you go into REM sleep. You are in a much deeper sleep by this time. This continues throughout the whole time you are asleep. It takes
Also, REM stands for rapid eye movement. Whe you are in REM sleep you eyes move back and forth very quickly. As you sleep your brain goes through cycles. When you first fall asleep you are in non-REM sleep, and you probably won't dream. Next, after about 90 minutes, your brain enters REM sleep. At this point, you will likely start to dream.