The Correlation Between Dream Content, Remembrance Of Dreams, And Political Ideology

1358 Words Nov 30th, 2016 6 Pages
One of the numerous basic survival needs for humans is sleep. An average person sleeps for eight hours in a day and approximately lives for 71 years. With that information it is not hard to say that the average human sleeps 207,320 hours (71 years multiplied by 365 days in a year, that answer multiplied by 8 hours) in a lifetime, an estimated one-third of our lives. Each night, when our heads it the soft pillow and finally lull into a sleeping state, we as individuals will have four to seven dreams during the nighttime. It will take one and a half hours, roughly 20% of our time peacefully sleeping, to dream. The empirical research on massive collections of dream reports has shown that our time dreaming reflects the relationships, activities, and emotional concerns of an individual’s life (Bulkeley 2006). Presently, there is little research on the correlation between dream content, remembrance of dreams, and political ideology. Yet, we should assume that during political, and economic turmoil, people will have disturbed dreams and nightmares much like the current period we are in now with a recent controversial presidential election. Which, will affect numerous items including health and political attitudes on such topics. As described in Predisposed the general theme in personalities within political parties is that liberals are more creative and artistic whereas conservatives are more known to be practical and safety-oriented. Given this information, we should assume that…

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