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The questions, "Why do we dream?" or "What is the function of dreaming?" are easy to ask but very difficult to answer. The most honest answer is that we do not yet know the function or functions of dreaming.

Dream - Wikipedia

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Numerous theories state that dreaming is a ... He argues that we dream of danger and ...

Why Do We Dream? Explore the Top Theories Behind It - Verywell

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Sep 1, 2016 ... Have you ever wondered why you dream? While we don't yet fully understand why we dream, some of the top experts have weighed in with a ...

10 theories that explain why we dream - io9

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Jul 24, 2013 ... The study of dreaming is called oneirology, and it's a field of inquiry that spans neuroscience, psychology, and even literature. Still, the plain ...

Theories of Dreaming

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Theories of Dreaming. Freud's Wish-Fulfillment Theory. Dreams are an attempt to satisfy sexual and aggressive impulses that we cannot satisfy when we are ...

Why Do We Dream? Modern Theories of Dreaming

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Modern theories suggest it's not as complicated as that. ... Freud said dreams are a way to express unconscious emotions while we're asleep - otherwise we'd ...

Why Do We Dream? | Psychology Today

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Feb 13, 2015 ... New insights into what really goes on when we drift into sleep. ... Theories of dreaming span scientific disciplines, from psychiatry and ...

The six leading theories on why we dream | The Independent

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Sep 24, 2015 ... The science of dreaming has still not been fully explained. There are however a number of theories into why we drift off into a dream world:

Why Do We Dream? The Top Theories Explained

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Oct 18, 2016 ... Nobody really knows why we dream, but there are many theories to explain what goes on at night. We look at the most popular current theories ...

Dreams: The Theoretical Divide - How Dreams Work | HowStuffWorks

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Physiological theories are based on the idea that we dream in order to exercise various neural connections that some researchers believe affect certain types of ...