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Dreams: The Mysteries of Sleep

Dreams: The Mysteries of Sleep

Dreams are fascinating and enigmatic. What can psychology and science tell us about what – and why – we dream?

How do dreams happen?

Dreams originate from within our brains. But what are the mechanisms of the dreaming state? more

Why do we dream?

Dreams can be compelling and confusing. Is there any reason humans dare to dream? more

Do we dream every night?

Some nights you travel far and wide in your dreams, while other nights seem silent and blank. Do we dream every night? more

What causes nightmares?

Bad dreams creep in on everyone's sleep now and then. Why does our brain put us through nightmares? more

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