Pigeons Dreams

Ever dream of flying?   This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science.   During sleep, our brains alternate through dream AND non-dream states. But does this happen in other species as well?    Gianina Ungurean and team from Ruhr University Bochum explored this – in PIGEONS! 

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Unlocked Memories

*YAWN* Where’s my… what was I looking for again? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Ever get a bad night’s sleep and totally space on something important the next day? Like a great idea or… a wedding anniversary? Are those forgotten memories gone FOREVER? Can

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Sweet Dreams

Dreaming of a good night’s sleep? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Feeling tired–and awful?? You’re not alone! Dreaming, also called rapid eye movement or REM sleep, is important for health. And poor REM sleep has been linked to problems like Alzheimer’s disease! Enter Chia-Jung

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Sleep Invaders

Woman falling in purple haze.

Are your dreams out of this world? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Fighting goblins in a big castle? With salad tongs? Was Elton John there, too?! Ahh, what a dream! I’d tell you all about it — if only I could remember!  But what

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Dream and Learn

Green maze seen from above

Whoa, I’m flying! Or…is it just a dream? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Dreams can be so bizarre and fun. One minute you’re back in kindergarten, the next you’re floating in outer space! But WHY do we dream? Enter Erin Wamsley and colleagues from

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Prescription for a Dream

Can’t remember your dreams? Take your vitamins! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Psychologists think that “lucid dreaming” – when you’re aware that you’re having a dream – can help people overcome nightmares. Some people keep dream journals to help them be more aware of

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