Body-language and nonverbal communication

How sex rules our dreams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How sex rules our dreams

Gritty, emotional, smelly and dirty: new evidence supports Freud’s long-debunked theory that sex fuels our dreams.

In short, every 90 minutes during sleep, we enter the dangerous twilight zone called REM sleep. The reward centres of our brains are activated, and our sexual systems are turned on – yet our bodies are partially paralysed so we cannot move to take advantage of these activations. Instead, as key physiologic systems collapse, we are forced to watch these things we call dreams.

If you want to read more just have a look there:

http://aeon.co/magazine/altered-states/was-freud-right-about-dreams-all-along/

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