Is coronavirus stress to blame for the rise in bizarre ‘lockdown dreams’? | Mary-Ellen Lynall

Is coronavirus stress to blame for the rise in bizarre ‘lockdown dreams’? | Mary-Ellen Lynall

Is coronavirus stress to blame for the rise in bizarre ‘lockdown dreams’? | Mary-Ellen Lynall 150 150 icnagency

By: Mary-Ellen Lynall | Is coronavirus stress to blame for the rise in bizarre ‘lockdown dreams’? | Mary-Ellen Lynall | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Many people are reporting unusually vivid dreams – and scientists think they could be a key way we process emotion

How are your dreams these days? If they’re unusually vivid and bizarre, you’re not alone. Your housemates might not be interested in the content, but that’s OK, the internet is, with social media and online forums awash with people outlining in detail their “lockdown dreams”.

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