About the Dreams category

All About Dreaming

Why we dream is still one of the behavioral sciences’ greatest unanswered questions, according to Psychology Today. Researchers have offered many theories—memory consolidation, emotional regulation, threat simulation—but a unified one remains, well, a pipe dream. Nevertheless, people continue mining their nighttime reveries for clues to their inner lives, for creative insight, and even for premonitions.

Half of me is extremely curious about dreams, while the other half of me wants research to stay far, far away from dreams. I guess I’ve watched too many social science fiction movies where the “good idea” becomes a mind-controlling mechanism owned by the bad guys. LOL