1. SOME PEOPLE ARE COLOR BLIND IN THEIR DREAMS
About 12% of people can only dream in black and white. Curiously, the majority of people in 1915 to the 1950s dreamed in black and white. Scientists suggest that this is because of the switch from black and white to color in television and films.
2. EVERYONE IN YOUR DREAM IS REAL
3. YOU FORGET MOST DREAMS
4. THE DREAMS YOU DO REMEMBER, ARE PROBABLY WRONG
Dream recall is notoriously inaccurate. A good idea is to jot down your dreams in a dream diary as soon as you wake up, which aids in long-term recall.
5. YOU CAN CONTROL YOUR DREAMS
6. GUYS ONLY DREAM ABOUT GUYS
70% of males have dreams where only other males are present. Females tend to have a more 50/50 split.
7. YOU DREAM ONE TO TWO HOURS A NIGHT
With anywhere from four to seven different dreams. That’s why sometimes the progression of dreams seem so random and chaotic.
8. STUCK ON REPEAT
9. FUTURE PREDICTIONS
It is common for people to believe their dreams can predict the future. However, psychologists believe that people merely distort their memory to fit.
10. DREAM ART
There is an entire genre of art dedicated to painting what you’ve dreamed. Dream art is extremely popular, and spans all forms of media.