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Do we have a biologycal need to dream or it`s just a way for the brain to relax?
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many theories
Long term memory processes appear to be linked to dreaming.
Therefore, if you want to have good memories then dreaming could be a biological need.

In brief: Many theories
Long term memory processes appear to be linked to dreaming.
Therefore, if you want to have good memories then dreaming could be a biological need.
Dr. Foster Carr
Dr. Foster Carr
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes, and no.
The brain has a mind of it's own.
The brain 'relaxes' during the first 3 stages (non-rem stages). Each goes deeper into non-activity: lower pulse, respiration, restore mm conditioning and immune activity, active motor. Stage 4 (rapid eye movement) is the only stage we dreams, there is compete paralysis of mm, dreams reflect all unconscious perceptions. Cycle repeats about 7 times every night!

In brief: Yes, and no.
The brain has a mind of it's own.
The brain 'relaxes' during the first 3 stages (non-rem stages). Each goes deeper into non-activity: lower pulse, respiration, restore mm conditioning and immune activity, active motor. Stage 4 (rapid eye movement) is the only stage we dreams, there is compete paralysis of mm, dreams reflect all unconscious perceptions. Cycle repeats about 7 times every night!
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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