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Memory: How the brain constructs dreams

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Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« on: June 28, 2020, 10:11:45 PM »
This might be of interest to some. :grin:

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Abstract: Deep inside the temporal lobe of the brain, the hippocampus has a central role in our ability to remember, imagine and dream.

Memory: How the brain constructs dreams | eLife

If anyone would like to delve deeper: Dreaming with hippocampal damage | eLife

Sweet dreams.   :offtobed:
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 10:38:56 PM »
Are made of this, who am I to disagree.

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2020, 12:38:21 AM »
I've traveled the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

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I don't embrace your make believe
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2020, 12:40:58 AM »
Lookin' for Mr Goodbar? Well, here he is!

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2020, 12:44:23 AM »
Because it contains nuts?

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2020, 12:51:40 AM »
Lookin' for Mr Goodbar? Well, here he is!

I had to google that. :P

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I'm not a slave to greed
I don't embrace your make believe
I've never been for sale no matter what they think I need



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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2020, 03:09:45 AM »
Because it contains nuts?

Oh, yeah, it contains nuts! :P

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2020, 02:51:24 PM »
And here I thought having too much pastrami on a Dagwood sandwich caused weird dreams.
"Maybe it's just a bunch of stuff that happens." -- Homer Simpson

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2020, 03:06:06 PM »
Pastrami causes nightmares involving vampires, everyone knows that. Sheesh!

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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2020, 06:30:59 AM »
Very cool story about the magic seahorse! Thank you, xSilverPhinx:thumbsup:

I like the underlying idea that at some level it's constantly churning out a sort of subtext of our lived experience. This ties in with a phenomenon that I occasionally experience in moments of reverie, in which highly detailed and associative sequences of events drift across my mind in brief but rather intense vignettes. Perhaps in those moments I'm tuning in to the hippocampus channel.  :seahorse:
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2020, 09:06:25 PM »
A BBC Reel video about an artist who apparently only works when he's asleep.

"The hidden talents of your sleeping brain"
"Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration — courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth."
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2020, 05:13:48 AM »
I was a somnambulist up to the age of 25, with some funny consequences on a few occasions.
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2020, 09:10:16 AM »
I was a somnambulist up to the age of 25, with some funny consequences on a few occasions.

Oh come on! You can't leave that hanging.
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2020, 10:18:30 AM »
I was a somnambulist up to the age of 25, with some funny consequences on a few occasions.

Oh come on! You can't leave that hanging.

No, unfortunately, I have no titillating stories — I never went back to any wrong beds. Once, when we were on holiday and staying at a seaside hotel, I woke up downstairs in the dark kitchen and had no idea why I was there. Another time I dreamt I was trapped in a tomb, banging on the door to try and get out. I was inside the house at the front door, but my parents thought someone was trying to break in.
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Re: Memory: How the brain constructs dreams
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2020, 11:40:20 AM »
It must be a very odd sensation indeed to wake up with no idea how you got there!
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
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