“Dreams are thought to be the brain’s way of working out our emotional problems, and the more anxious we become, the more vivid the dream images become.”
😱 Pre-coronavirus nightmares included the old standbys of your teeth falling out or giving a public speech in your underwear. But the dreamscape has changed: these days, you’re more likely to dream you’re imprisoned or (gasp!) out in public without a mask.
This New Scientist article explains how the pandemic has affected the way we dream.
🌡 Do you have a problem regulating your body temperature at night? The folks at Embr Labs have developed a bracelet that could be the answer.
It sends waves of heat or cold to your wrist to help adjust your body’s thermostat, similar to the effect of holding a steaming mug of coffee on a winter morning or a frosty bottle of beer after mowing the lawn.
🎶 If you enjoy listening to music as you drift off, Reader's Digest has put together a list of the 5 best songs to help you sleep.
Whether you’re a fan of Mozart or Marconi Union, this article examines the science behind the sonatas.