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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream

A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that usually occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. The content and purpose of dreams are not fully understood, though they ...

www2.ucsc.edu/dreams/Articles/purpose.html

The first and most famous dream theorist of the modern era, Sigmund Freud, said that the function of dreams was to preserve sleep, but that theory from the year ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/insomniac/201002/the-power-and-purpose-dreams

Feb 16, 2010 ... So it seems dreams are there for something, have some purpose. When researchers discovered REM in 1953, they were ecstatic to find that the ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-we-dream

Jul 14, 2003 ... The most honest answer is that we do not yet know the function or ... When one clear-cut emotion is present, dreams are often very simple.

www.howsleepworks.com/dreams_function.html

The Function of Dreams - part of a website about sleep, sleep patterns, sleep disorders, dreams, circadian rhythms, why we sleep, how we sleep, how much ...

www.realsimple.com/health/mind-mood/dreams/facts-about-dreams

Learn what scientists have discovered about the personal truths your dreams reveal. ... What Purpose Do Dreams Serve? The topic is still hotly contested, but ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/erin-mcelroy/the-purpose-of-recurring-_b_8412038.html

Oct 28, 2015 ... A common phenomenon experienced by those who regularly remember their dreams is the prevalence of recurring dreams. This can be the ...

medicalxpress.com/news/2009-11-important-physiological-function.html

Nov 12, 2009 ... According to Dr J. Allan Hobson, the major function of the rapid eye movement ( REM) sleep associated with dreams is physiological rather than ...

sleepjunkies.com/dreaming/theories-dream

Feb 22, 2017 ... The jury is still out, and there is still no definitive answer about why we dream, what purpose they serve or what their various meanings are.