Sara Mednick

Until now, many of us believed that dreams are just a series of images that play out in your mind while you sleep but according to researchers in the University of California, [Irvine] dreams can actually be key to helping us process and recover from bad experiences. … Sara Mednick, professor of cognitive sciences and lab director at the University of California, Irvine said: “This research gives us new insight into the active role dreams play in how we naturally process our day-to-day experiences and might lead to interventions that increase dreaming in order to help people work through hard life experiences.”

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