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This page was last edited on 14 October 2017, at 09:19. REM sleep is revealed by continuous movements of the eyes during sleep. However, these dreams tend to be much less vivid or memorable. People are more likely to remember the dream if they are awakened during the REM phase. Dreams tend to last longer as the night progresses. During a full eight-hour night sleep, most dreams occur in the typical two hours of REM. Opinions about the meaning of dreams have varied and shifted through time and culture.
Other prominent theories include those suggesting that dreams assist in memory formation, problem solving, or simply are a product of random brain activation. Furthermore, he believed that virtually every dream topic, regardless of its content, represented the release of sexual tension. Freud developed a psychological technique to interpret dreams and devised a series of guidelines to understand the symbols and motifs that appear in our dreams. Mesopotamia left evidence of dreams dating back to 3100 BC. The Mesopotamians believed that the soul, or some part of it, moves out from the body of the sleeping person and actually visits the places and persons the dreamer sees in their sleep. Sometimes the god of dreams is said to carry the dreamer. People with vivid and significant dreams were thought blessed and were considered special.
Egyptians would go to sanctuaries and sleep on special “dream beds” in hope of receiving advice, comfort, or healing from the gods. 900 and 500 BC, emphasize two meanings of dreams. The first says that dreams are merely expressions of inner desires. The second is the belief of the soul leaving the body and being guided until awakened.