Why We Dream

Rich Habits

My Rich Habits research has taken me down many rabbit holes. One such rabbit hole was understanding how the brain works, in order to better understand how habits can be formed, replaced or eliminated.

During sleep, the Hippocampus and Cerebral Cortex communicate with each other thousands of times during the night in an effort to find associations, in order to create memories. This is the memory formation process – how new memories are formed and stored. When the brain finds an old, related memory (existing, related association), it links the new memory to the old memory, making the new memory stick.

As a result of this back and forth process between the Hippocampus and Cerebral Cortex, the signals these two regions send to each other trip over old, existing memories.

This “tripping up process”, inadvertently lights up the neurons attached to our old, existing memories.

Because the brain thinks in pictures, when this memory formation process trips over neurons attached to old memories, we see pictures.

We call these pictures, “Dreams”.

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TCORLEY

1 Comment

  1. David Bigelow on June 12, 2020 at 10:50 PM

    Thank you for explaining this!

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