During REM Sleep Stress Chemicals Shut Down And The Brain Processes Emotional Experiences

They say time heals all wounds, and new research from the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that time spent in dream sleep can help. 

“The dream stage of sleep, based on its unique neurochemical composition, provides us with a form of overnight therapy, a soothing balm that removes the sharp edges from the prior day’s emotional experiences,” said Matthew Walker, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Berkeley and senior author of the study published in the journal Current Biology.

During REM Sleep Stress Chemicals Shut Down And The Brain Processes Emotional Experiences.

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