Your Brain on Dreams

Deficient, or just plain different? Throughout history, dreams have alternately been hailed as messages from the gods and dismissed as random hallucinations. But rather than place dreaming on a mystical pedestal, or look at dreaming as a deficient form of...

Q & A: Last But Not Least (CV)

Q. It seems like the last dream I have before waking is the most vivid and the longest of the night. Is there any reason for this? A. Not only do we dream every night, we also dream several times per night. And yes, these dreams do vary in length. Typically we enter a...