Men dream of sex with multiple partners two times more than women.
Women are twice as likely to have sex dreams about public figures compared to men.
Our most vivid dreams happen during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which happens in short episodes throughout the night about 90 to 120 minutes apart.
Most of our dreams are linked to thoughts or events from the previous day or two.
You likely only dream about faces you’ve already seen in person or on TV, according to Stanford University.
You’re more likely to have pleasant dreams if you’re experiencing low stress and feel satisfied in your real life.
Sleep sex, also called sexsomnia, is a sleep disorder much like sleep walking, except instead of walking, a person engages in sexual behavior like masturbation or intercourse while asleep.
Around 8 percent of the general population experience sleep paralysis, which is the inability to move when you’re in a state between sleep and wake.
Blind people see images in their dreams.
Hypnic jerks are strong, sudden jolts, or the feeling of falling that occurs just as you’re falling asleep.
Dreams about your teeth falling out may be caused by undiagnosed dental irritation, like bruxism, rather than a premonition of death like old folklore suggests.
Confusion, disgust, sadness, and guilt are more often the driving force behind nightmares than fear.