At least that’s what a study conducted by scientists at the University of Bern in Switzerland found. They published the results of their analysis in the trade journal eLife and they were fantastic.
Creativity makes learning
To understand the process, it is first necessary to define the two phases of our sleep: paradoxical and non-paradoxical sleep. In the first stage, our brains are more active and produce strange dreams, and in the second, we simply reproduce what we experienced the day before. “When non-paradoxical dreams represent literally past events, paradoxical dreams tend to combine those events in a more creative way,” said lead researcher Jacob Jordan. And the more creative your mind is at night, the better you can store things in your mind during the day.
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