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6 mins | May 13, 2020

Our pandemic subconscious: why we seem to be dreaming much more — and often of insects

Is it stress or longer sleep that's having a profound impact on our dreaming activity? Dream data collected during the pandemic has shown surprising results. "Some people say that they are sleeping better than ever during lockdown, and may be able to apply a “whatever gets you through” mentality of napping with abandon. For others who are struggling, it may be helpful to think about underlying drivers of stress and its impact on sleep." Eleanor Morgan, writing in the Guardian, reports.

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