As we fall asleep, our cognitive functions begin to decline, while at the same time we become more and more immersed in an imaginative and hallucinatory world. Our brain goes through distinct neurophysiological states as we move from waking, to falling asleep, to deeper sleep, and we now know that certain states, particularly REM sleep, are marked by vivid dreams that are fully sensory and perceptual, even as we lie motionless in bed. (June 15, 2017)
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Your brain takes pleasure in exploring areas that motivate you – take that motivation a step further to learn new and exciting things. Learn how to make a new dish, read a book outside of your usual genre, or mix up your workout routine. Focusing on what matters to and motivates you actually increases the rate at which you learn.
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