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Why Getting Scared Gets Us Off
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Haunted House lovers are wired to love fright.
Study Shows That End-of-Life Visions Center on Deceased Friends and Relatives
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And have a powerful effect on the dreamer.
Four Insanely Long Comas with Happy Endings
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Locked in deep sleeps for more than a decade.
The Upside of Having Bad Taste in Music
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It may be hard to regulate emotions when you're going deep.
The Disturbing Relationship Between Sleep, Depression and Suicide
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At least three-quarters of clinically depressed people struggle with sleep, and insomnia is a well-proven risk factor for suicide across different cultures and age groups.
Gamers' Brains Are Better at Lucid Dreaming, Beating Nightmares
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Joysticking through an artificial world provides gamers with the perfect skill set for taking control of their dreams.
The Napping Brain Is All About Rewards
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You may be an altruist, but your brain's focused on reaping benefits.
What's Happening Inside the Hallucinating Brain
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Scientists are close to figuring out what makes you trip.
The Dark Side of Drinking Black Coffee
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Watch your back around someone who takes their coffee black.
Could Electroshock Therapy Awaken Your Dreams?
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Buzzing the brain with strategic shocks seems to unlock some sort of dream-like state. If the tech improves will it lead to a future of on-demand dreaming?