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The Mind at Night

The New Science of How and Why We Dream
in: Biology

The book explores the latest research in neuroscience to understand the purpose and mechanisms of dreaming, examining how dreams affect learning, creativity, and consciousness. It delves into various dream theories, the role of REM sleep, and the psychological and biological functions of our nightly journeys.

Key points:

1. REM Sleep and Dreaming: Andrea Rock explains that REM sleep is when we have vivid dreams due to emotional brain activation and reduced logical thinking, leading to strange, emotional dreams.

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