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Ladies, Gentlemen, Others.


When I do sleep I have the most vivid dreams and then I awake desperate to fall back asleep to continue where my dream left off because I always seem to wake at a particular exciting time within the dream, usually (if it was a film) towards the finale ....why's that then ? When dreaming, Why Do I Always Wake Up At The Exciting Part ?

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« Last Edit: 20/09/2012 14:34:36 by neilep »


 

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Because you know.. that there is no way in hell that a 3 way with oscar award winning actresses is real..

And so your brain starts laughing because he can't hold a straight face any longer..


Thanks Edge03zn.   ;)....with me my dreams are influenced by the radio !...I always have a talk radio station on and it's bizarre that at that witching time between wake and sleep I suddenly realise that what I am dreaming is close to the narrative on the radio.....but with it's own subconscious dream-state creative bent !...if ewe know what I mean !

.....Ménage à trois avec actrices?....yes please !  ;)
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Your dreams are trying to keep you asleep rather than just laying in bed. To do this they distract you from whatever is trying to wake you up. The moment of waking is the moment of most distraction when all the dream's forces are marshalled against your waking.
 

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Your dreams are trying to keep you asleep rather than just laying in bed. To do this they distract you from whatever is trying to wake you up. The moment of waking is the moment of most distraction when all the dream's forces are marshalled against your waking.

Thanks grizelda. Well, I just wish my dreams were more successful at keeping me asleep !....Clearly my dreams need training !  ;)
 

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I don't know about anyone else, but I only tend to remember my dreams if I wake up during them. It could be neilep that you in fact have many exciting dreams that reach their climactic comclusion, but you don't realise because the only ones you remember are the ones that didn't finish.
 

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I don't know about anyone else, but I only tend to remember my dreams if I wake up during them. It could be neilep that you in fact have many exciting dreams that reach their climactic comclusion, but you don't realise because the only ones you remember are the ones that didn't finish.

Thanks  bizerl. Yep, I have no doubt that we have many dreams during the course of sleep but it's always the ones that just before waking that we recall...even though fragmented !
 

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... the familiarity of a moment or situation came from something Pre-Dreamed.

Apparently you're not alone: that feeling has a name ... déjà rêve
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One, known as déjà rêve (already dreamt), is that form of déjà experience in which the person has the impression that he is reliving an experience he has had previously while asleep
http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/ojs/index.php/IJoDR/article/download/473/554

But either déjà feelings are brain glitches : the person has not experienced or dreamt the current scene before, they just think they have.

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The strongest pathological association of déjà vu is with temporal lobe epilepsy. This correlation has led some researchers to speculate that the experience of déjà vu is possibly a neurological anomaly related to improper electrical discharge in the brain.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%A9j%C3%A0_vu#Links_with_disorders
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I’ve experienced  déjà  vu ,  ( I think most people have ), but never déjà rêve , but, like most people, it’s very rare that I can remember a dream ... http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/latest-questions/question/2032/.

Whilst the déjà experience is very convincing, a dream diary would show you hadn’t previously dreamt the current event ...
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... seems very plausible in that a person with high dream re-call attributes a déjà  vu  experience more  easily to a previous dream. On  the other hand, the impression of having dreamed the actually occurring events arises within that moment and usually cannot be attributed to a particular dream in the past, even if the persons kept dream diaries in order to document the dreams prior to the déjà rêve experience.
http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/ojs/index.php/IJoDR/article/download/473/554


If your dream diary does predict the future do tell us if you dream about specific lottery numbers, horse races, etc  :)
« Last Edit: 26/09/2012 07:07:49 by RD »
 

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