Have you ever had a dream so real, you mistook it for reality? This is a state called lucid dreaming.3 Truth be told, little is known about sleep, a condition we’re in for about a third of our lifetime. The average person over age 10 dreams about 4-6 times per night. By conducting experiments using an EEG machine on sleeping subjects, a body of research has found that three elements must be present for someone to have a dream: they must have an adequate level of brain activity, external stimuli must be shut out, and self-awareness must be shut off. (October 9, 2017)
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February marks American Heart Month, a great time to focus on the benefits of keeping your heart – and in turn other parts of your body – healthy. A study published in the journal Neurology found that people who take good care of their hearts younger in life have better brain health when they reach middle age.
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