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Re: How do Sleeping Disorders Affect peoples Dreaming?

I never knew that's why I don't remember my dreams! That makes a lot of sense now that I think about. Usually when I get a good nights sleep, it's harder to recall my dreams. But when I have a bad dream and wake up in fear, the picture of the dream is vividly in my mind. Very interesting research Audrey, good luck!
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Re: How do Sleeping Disorders Affect peoples Dreaming?

This is some really interesting research! I have heard that we only remember some of our dreams, but not all of them, and I've wondered why that is but now I know! I also really like your our research about how sleep disorders(such as insomnia) effect peoples dreams. It makes a lot of sense and I think it is very interesting! I really like this research, and I'm looking forward to what your find next!
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Re: How do Sleeping Disorders Affect peoples Dreaming?

Flora Xia (Alumni-LFAS) ·
What about dreams/sleep intrigues you? I look forward to seeing what you write about next. Will you be conducting any experiments?
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Re: THE BURN[MIRACLES OF SLEEP]

Paul Kagiri (Tigithi) ·
when one is asleep it is impossible to tell what is happening because the brain is at rest but all the other parts of the body are functioning.
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Re: THE BURN[MIRACLES OF SLEEP]

Samuel Kariuki (Tigithi) ·
when one is at sleep their brains still function because one continues to breath and stuffs like that .The brain I think does not rest
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Re: THE BURN[MIRACLES OF SLEEP]

There are a ton of different theories of what dreams are and what their purpose is, but none of these theories have conclusive evidence. It would be interesting for you to look into dreaming if you are interested by this subject.
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Re: THE BURN[MIRACLES OF SLEEP]

Fadhili Katana (Alumni) ·
I my concept of view i think all body parts still function when we are asleep.accoding to our community it is said that the(mboni)the small black organ you see in an eye,goes touring to all place you have gone while you are asleep.this myth is somehow confusing many people up now but only God knows.
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Re: Grand Finale

Your project is so intriguing! I like how you organized your data through surveys and different percentages. Its interesting to see how your hypothesis compares and contrasts with your research.
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Re: Dream Research

Juolin Lee (LFAS - Alumni) ·
This is such a cool project!!! I have a few question about Hypnic Jerks. You said 70% of people experience this in their life time. However I don't think I personally experience this before, so I'm wondering if this is a once in a life time thing, or it will happen consdiently after the first time of experiencing it? Is there any negative effect on people other than the weird feeling you describe?
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Re: Dream Research

Evan McFee (Alumni-LFAS) ·
This is some really interesting stuff. Whether we acknowledge them or not, dreams are such an integral part of our lives and can affect the way we perceive events. There is definitely potential to go deeper with this, such as: what are the negative consequences of lack of sleep? Is consistent dreaming good for us? Do dreams change as we get older? Do animals have dreams? Is night dreaming different than day dreaming, and if so, how? Do dreams change depending on the culture? Here are some...
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Re: Dream Research

Audrey Heath (Charles Best) ·
Thanks for the insight Evan. Joulin - personally I have had Hypnic jerks before and it is kind of hard to explain. Literally just as you are about to fall asleep your whole body kind of jerks. It is just suprising, as if I were falling off a cliff, but I am able to fall right back to sleep. Some aren't as severe and for the first time last night actually it wasn't my whole body but just my foot that twitched and I pretty much just kicked my blanket. It is always a weird feeling hopefully...
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Re: Dream Research

I think this is very interesting because it happens to me all the time, but until now, I never knew what they were called. I think it's cool that so many people get them, and that there are so many different reasons for them to happen. I was wondering if your surroundings affect them, or if things like temperature or sounds around you (ex. waves) can affect them.
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Re: Dream Research

Ken Saibuli (Tigithi) ·
The things that many people dont know is that what you do in the world of dreams are some how real because one day I dremt and it came true the next day.In our culture we believe that if you have a bad dream tell someone or it will come true,I will still folow your blog to find more.
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Re: How do Dreams Affect People?

Former Member ·
I found this completely fascinating to be honest. I know very little about dreams so it was great to read into them. I thought you did a really wonderful job describing the complex way dreams work in a really simple way that made sense. Also I was wondering if you'd looked into sleep paralysis? This is a phenomenon in which, after waking, you continue to dream and for moments are unable to move. I don't know much about it, but it sounds really interesting. I'm very excited to see where you...
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Re: How do Dreams Affect People?

LOVE THIS SUBJECT!!! I did a project on this a while ago, but I only scraped the surface of this subject. There are so many things to look into, do you have a certain focus for you project or are you just going to see how much information you can collect? Like Emma Irvine I have found sleep paralysis to be an especially interesting subject, as well as other sleeping disorders, I think it would be cool I you wanted to look into those. Very excited for your project .
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Re: How do Dreams Affect People?

Victor Mageto (Alumni) ·
Mental illness may affect sleep so much,in that someone with mental problem will tend to sleep anytime,most of the people who are mentally sick will sleep during the day and tend to be active during the day,which I guess they get to train themselves,in Kenya for instance mental people may be seen along the road at day time deep asleep and be seen active during the night which really can't figure out why.
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Re: How do Dreams Affect People?

I really like this project, the part that got me thinking was the last part, the question "how does mental illness affect sleep". I decided to look into this and I found something really interesting, something Ive never thought of or even imagine, ( the main idea of butterfly effect ). Mental illness and sleep are two interconnected topics, a change in one has an effect on the other. Both of them can mutually affect one another. For example, if you don't have enough sleep, you are most...
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Re: How do Dreams Affect People?

This is a very interesting project to research! If you wanted to, you could also look at the mental illnesses that have to do with sleep. There are some conditions where people under high stress have vivid nightmares about family and friends. They can be so real that the person does not want to go to sleep. It usually happens in girls. Anyways, keep up the good researching.
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Re: BED WETTING

That's so intresting hope you are going to get the impacts and share with us. am looking down to your next post work.Good luck
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Re: BED WETTING

Hi Onesmus, Your topic is very entertaining,and also helpful to many.The issue of bed-wetting is a complication to many.I think dreaming contribute much to this state.A human being always excrete excess water in the body.As you say that when sleeping you are halfly dead and so unknowingly you excrete the urine and so leading to bed-wetting. Nice topic.Good lack.
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Re: BED WETTING

hey onesmus what a topic! It's quiet a big challenge to some grown-ups who wet themselves try not to do so.More so i think you should come up with ways that could help these people try to change the habit.
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Re: BED WETTING

Mary Wothaya (Sweetwaters) ·
Hi Onesmus, It is good work you are continuing with your research on providing amusement topic.Here are some causes of adult bed wetting ;stress,anxiety,fear neurological disorders,prostrate cancer,,diabetes,small bladder,kidney diseases and urinary tract infections. Good luck!
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Re: BED WETTING

Hey Onesmus, Nice topic you have, i gees the course of bed wetting occurs at night when a person gets a dream when he/she is on the procces of going for a short cor. All the best in your next research.
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Re: #4 Sedative Hypnotics

Hey Rachel! This research is super interesting! Learning about the origins of addictive drugs is a topic that is rarely discussed, but it incredibly important in understanding how to create medicine that will be effective, but that will not cause the user to become dependent on it. Great work! Here are some links which may help with your research: - https://www.health.harvard.edu...ative-hypnotic-drugs - https://emedicine.medscape.com...icle/818430-overview -...
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Re: SLEEP VERSUS MEMORY

Jessica Scott (Charles Best) ·
Hi Allan! I think it's great you're researching about sleep's role in memory because many high school students today do not get enough sleep on a regular basis. For some people, this may cause poor test results because they either couldn't remember what they studied, or they couldn't concentrate on what they were studying due to lack of sleep. Here are some good websites I found about sleep's role in memory: https://www.psychologytoday.co...w-sleep-helps-memory...
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Re: SLEEP VERSUS MEMORY

Hello Allan, I love this topic! Memory in itself is such a tricky subject, and one that I have yet to understand. Perhaps by researching you could find more effective ways to process information, if reading something before you sleep truly helps, and the origins of dreams and how memory impacts them. Some sites that may help you: https://www.webmd.com/sleep-di...-effects-on-memory#1 https://www.sciencedaily.com/r.../08/160823125219.htm https://www.scientificamerican...bout-memory-excerpt/...
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Re: SLEEP VERSUS MEMORY

Sarnaver Mwende (Alumni) ·
HELLO ALLAN! That is a great research.I was also working on a topic related to yours (how the brain functions when one is asleep). i hope this helps in your next research. There are five stages of sleep. Stages 1-4 are non-REM sleep, followed by REM sleep. Stage 1 is light sleep where you drift in and out of sleep and can be awakened easily. In this stage, the eyes move slowly and muscle activity slows. During this stage, many people experience sudden muscle contractions preceded by a...
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Re: Project Plan - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Jim Liu (Charles Best) ·
Hey Lauren! This is a great question! Plenty of people now have trouble sleeping with or without knowing it! This seems like a sound plan you got there, very well planned out. Something you might want to look into is what i've read something about "the phone's blueness light at night" (so electronics) can affect your brain because it...disturbs brainwaves and stuff. Link that talks about what i remember: https://www.scientificamerican...dtime-bad-for-sleep/...
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Re: Project Plan - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, I'm impressed by your well-structured project plan. This is a great topic to share since a lot of us are teens who tend to avoid proper sleep. Something else you could look into is "what causes sleep disorders in kids with disabilities". Autism is a very common disability in our population and presents parents with unique challenges when it comes to ensuring they get proper sleep. http://www.webmd.com/brain/aut...-good-nights-sleep#1 Looking forward to your next post!
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Re: Project Plan - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hello Lauren I think sleep is a very important part in our lives.Think of this: what if we did not have resting moments? we take a sleep in order to refresh our minds and to also make the body active again for another work.For what i believe is that sleep varies with age.For a baby she get to have a deep sleep than an adult. very much interesting. Good luck in your research.
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Re: Project Plan - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Lauren, I think you have come up with a fantastic topic this time round the reason being if there was no sleeping and people working throughout, it will be just but causing our body some effection which can lead it being disorder. Nice work anyway, looking forward on your next research
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Lauren! This is super interesting research and it's super relevant to highschoolers! One thing I've heard about and found really cool is sleep cycles. It is believed that in order to wake up and not feel tired, one must complete a full sleep cycle. Sleep cycles take approximately 90 minutes, so instead of taking a 1-hour nap, you should take a 1.5 hour nap; or instead of sleeping for 8 hours, you should sleep for 9 to complete your sleep cycle. Here's a link with more information:...
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Lauren! As I've grown up, the importance of sleep and drinking water could not have been stressed enough! I'm curious to know how lacking sleeping can affect things such as your metabolism, mental health and other organs in your body! If so, how do these effects differ between boys and girls? Also, are naps beneficial? Do they add hours to your sleep cycle? Love your idea and this research round, Keep itup
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

This is a super interesting topic! Most teens don't get the recommended number of hours of sleep a night. I personally get around 7 hours a sleep a night, which is pretty good compared to some of my friends. Some of my friends get 5-6 hours of sleep a night, which is very low. I think this is because of school. We're usually up super late working on homework and studying. You could maybe make s survey about how many hours of sleep people get and why. This might help with your project! I'm...
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, I completely agree with you that sleep is very important. It is interesting to see how society has been structured so that work becomes more important than rest. However, I wonder whether their are any negative effects of getting too much sleep. Keep up the good work!
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren! Your post really taught me a lot on sleep and how important it is. It could be interesting to look into the effects of sleep paralysis on people who suffer from it frequently. Good Luck!
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Ben Laird (LFAS) ·
Hey Lauren, You are right in that not enough people get the amount of sleep that they need. It would be interesting to see a survey that asks that so that you can compare the percentage of people who get the recommended amount of sleep with those who get more or less. Just an idea. Ben Laird.
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) ·
Hi Lauren This is a really fascinating topic and I was surprised that your brain continues to function while we sleep. I noticed that you talked about how many hours people SHOULD get of sleep depending on their age. But is this true? I suggest you do a survey and find out how many hours people really have a sleep, maybe how it impacts their lifestyle, and then compare it with the statistics and perhaps give suggestions to how we can improve this habit. Good luck!
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, This is a really interesting topic because sleep is something that affects all of us. It affects us when we have too little and it affects us when we get the right amount. I found it interesting when you mentioned that our brain discards the facts that we don't think are important. Perhaps, you can elaborate on this topic. For example, how does your brain decide which information is important? Does it have to do with your level of consciousness when you receive the information?
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Lauren, Great job! When you mentioned the recommended amount of sleep, I thought of people I know as they always complain about getting less than 6 hours...I think doing a survey would be really interesting; finding out how many hours people sleep on average then asking how they feel their functionality is. You could then make a relation to amount of sleep = level of mental awareness. Good luck!
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hello Lauren. i found your topic much interesting.sleep is a very large research if described in different ways i think it will be good if you look at the reason as to why we sleep and also the benefits. https://sleepfoundation.org/ex...why-do-we-need-sleep All the best.
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Re: Research Round 1 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Laurine, A nice topic you have about sleeping, according to my thinking one is surpose to sleep for about 8 hours but you will find many sleeping for 6 hours which can cause mental disorder or also the abnormal of the body. Anyway nice work and looking forward on your next research
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Re: Research Round 2 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, I really enjoyed reading your post. I like how you touched many different points on each medical condition related to sleep. Perhaps, you could add in some statistics like how many people have each condition and how many people never grow out of the conditions. Good luck!
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Re: Research Round 2 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, The information in your research round is very detailed and easy to understand! Being someone who has trouble sleeping from time to time, this research is really nice to know. Like Neena said above, maybe you could add more statistics based on the amount of people with the side affects and conditions of insomnia. Good luck!
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Re: Research Round 2 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey Lauren! Great round of research! I like how it was interesting to read and very well put out so it's easy to understand. If you haven't already looked into it, sleep walking might be something to consider looking into. Here's a good website I found about it: https://sleepfoundation.org/sl...haviors/sleepwalking Hope this helps
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Re: Research Round 2 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hi Lauren, Your research on various medical conditions that can deprive sleep was very interesting. I like how you started your research by busting a myth about insomnia. I find that some conditions that make sleeping difficult are often misunderstood and characterised solely due to this symptom, making it difficult to identify the actual issue. It is also interesting how the effects of some conditions can be reduced by a simple lifestyle change, while others cannot be cured. One thing that...
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Re: Research Round 2 - Cycle 4 - Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hello Lauren, Great work on your research.This topic has helped me to know why we have trouble sleeping. infact almost everybody like sleeping a lot including me.But at least i have known some troubles.here is a link that i has found helpful to your research.Hope you enjoy it. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...blems_b_4087050.html Good luck!
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Re: Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey everyone, I think this being cool,i like the votes that i have viewed and they really encourage.Especially for us in this youth age we should sleep less,because the warmer the blanket the colder the future.Although it this one sometimes get tired for waking early but as long us you have your objective you are motivated by it. This is very upsetting .
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Re: Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Hey everyone, i appreciate all who have supported this question, its quite challenging knowing that in some part of the world there are others who have enough time to relaxed their body and able to complete their work, but all in all we do appreciate the time we had been given because we are able to achieve our goals.
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Re: Why Do We Have Trouble Sleeping?

Newton Mwangi (Tigithi) ·
Thanks for the survey.It is quite much involving.
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