period 7 -- shalu sharma -- what are dreams?Presentation Transcript
Dreams Shalu Sharma Northeast Liberal Arts
What are dreams? Images Sounds Emotions
There are different types of dreams apart from ordinary dreams. Healing dream Prophetic dream Epic dream Recurring dream
Type of dreams Daydream Lucid dream Nightmare
What do dreams tell us? Dreams are a part of our everyday life. Dreams have always been a mystery since ancient times. People from different cultures symbolize dreams in different ways.
Symbolism of Dreams Dream symbols according to Hinduism. Visualization of sky – progress. Dreams according to Christianity. Ocean or sea - Alone could be loneliness.
Why do we Dream? Many theories have been proposed, no single consensus has emerged. Researchers do not yet understand the purpose of dreams. Dreams are most abundant and best remembered during the R.E.M. stage of sleep.
Dreams and REM stage of dreams. Rapid Eye Movement (REM). Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is marked by extensive physiological changes, such as accelerated respiration, increased brain activity, eye movement, and muscle relaxation.
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Work Cited Holloway, Gillian. The Complete Dream Book: Discover What Your Dreams Reveal about You and Your Life. Naperville: sourcebooks, 2006. Print.