BrainPOP

Dreams

Pinch yourself! You’ll want to be wide awake for this BrainPOP, in which Tim and Moby travel to the wacky world of dreams. You’ll learn about the history of dreams in human culture, dating all the way back to the dawn of civilization! Find out how a book by Sigmund Freud set the stage for how scientists would study dreams and their interpretation through much of the 20th century. You’ll also learn about REM (rapid eye movement), the stage of sleep most conducive to dreaming, and when it was first discovered. Finally, you’ll find out some of the competing theories about what dreams mean and how they’re made. You spend over six years of your life dreaming--learn more about this other world!

Learn More:

Why do we dream?

Can you tell me the difference between a dream and a nightmare?

What do our dreams mean?