Sleeping is essential to our life; no one can survive without sleep. But there some essential facts about sleeping that few people. Discover, 7 Things Essential to Know About Sleep.
Men dream of men about 70% of time, while women dream of men and women equally.
When dreaming we only see faces that we already know, whether we remember them actively or not.
12% of people dream exclusively in black and white. Therefore, the myth which says that black and white dreams are premonitory is false.
5 minutes after waking, we have already forgotten 50% of our dreams. 10 minutes later, it reaches 90%.
The position in which we sleep says a lot about our personality:
1) Fetal position: openness;
2) Laying straight, on the back: socially flourished;
3) Starfish position: attentive and good listener.
When dolphins sleeping, only half of their brain is at rest; the other part remains awake to regulate breathing.
You can die from lack of sleep before dying from lack of food; it takes 2 weeks to starve and only 10 days to die from total sleep deprivation.