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Why Do We Dream?

Lecture no. 14 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

Why Do We Dream?

Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Ponder possible scientific explanations behind dreaming. One theory holds that dreams are our mind’s efforts to make sense of random activity in the brain. Another theory suggests that dreams help us solve problems that are bothering us. Yet another theory poses that dreams merely store memories from the previous day.


September 19, 2016
I really enjoy this series