If you’ve ever seen the movie Inception, you’re probably familiar with lucid dreaming. Lucid dreamingis when a person is aware they’re dreaming. It’s a kind of hybrid state between sleeping and being awake. And it looks like scientist found a way to use this state for good purposes.
Bright Side got curious about how conscious sleeping can help us deal with stress, anxiety and some other psychological problems. Check out what we’ve found!
There are similarities in brain activity between lucid dreaming and psychosis. So basically when you see a dream, you feel the same way as a person who has a psychological disorder would.
Sounds weird, right? This knowledge led scientists to conclude that controlling dreams can be very therapeutic.