While your dreams might feel strange or random, and unique to you (if you even remember them at all), an ongoing project by the US psychologist Kelly Bulkeley offers some insight into our most common dream experiences.
Since 2009, Bulkeley has encouraged people around the world to submit the contents of their dreams to his searchable online Sleep and Dream Database, which has thus far collected accounts of some 30,000 dreams.
This appropriately surreal short video imagines a composite dream as it divulges some of the fascinating insights from the database, including the food you’re most likely to encounter while sleeping (chocolate), and the person you’re most likely to come across (mother, of course).
3. Third, list the most common of these things in people’s dreams:
There is a terribly debilitating disease - the most common disease known to man.
Do you know what it is?
Yep, it's Mondayitis /mʌndeɪˈaitis/
"Mondayitis" is a feeling of weariness, sadness, apathy and general distress that many individuals feel when starting the Monday morning work week.
Symptoms include not showing up for work or even calling in, usually triggered by over celebrating. Home cures include late night breakfasts, sleeping late and half-hearted pledges of sobriety - "I'm never going to drink again".
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