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Studies show that you can bring about a dream in another person. One way is by holding an open bottle of perfume under the sleeper's nose. Another is by whistling. A third way is by blowing air across the sleeper's face with a fan. Someone else can also affect the content of a sleeper’s dream. For example, turning on a light …

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Anonymous Coward

Why you can't remember dreams

The article didn't exactly answer why you can't remember dreams. It's because a part of your brain (hippocampus) responsible for storing short-term memory into long-term memory is mostly turned off while you're sleeping. You only get to remember your dreams if you wake up before memories fade away from short-term memory.

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Being woken in the middle of the night?...

Didn't it occur to researchers that irritability and other such inconvenient symptoms *might* result from the subject being woken in the middle of the night, rather than from them being deprived of dreams per se?...

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Anonymous Coward

Dreams are made of this ???

Re. perfumes - Were there any studies on the effect of the wife farting in bed ??? Side-effects ???

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