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A dream is a series of sensations, images, or thoughts that pass through a sleeping person's mind. Find out what research shows about the reasons that we dream, and read about theories of dream interpretation.

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Dream: I have missed a boat or a plane

Find out the usual meaning of dreams in which you miss a boat or a plane.


Can lucid dreams kill you?

Can lucid dreams kill you?

If you're aware you're dreaming and you face certain death, does the real you die when the dream you does? Find out if lucid dreams can kill. See more »

10 Common Nightmares

10 Common Nightmares

There are 10 common nightmares that everyone experiences. Learn more about 10 common nightmares and their possible meanings. See more »

5 Reasons Why You Dream

5 Reasons Why You Dream

There are many reasons why we dream, or why we might dream. See these five reasons why you dream and see what the experts say. See more »

5 Tricks for Remembering Your Dreams

5 Tricks for Remembering Your Dreams

Remembering dreams can be a challenge. Take a look at these five tricks for remembering dreams to improve your dream recall. See more »

How does the brain transform reality into dreams?

How does the brain transform reality into dreams?

The brain can turn reality into dreams, especially when under stress. Learn about how the brain turns reality into dreams at Discovery Health. See more »

Dream Definition

Dream Definition

Dream is a term used in the study and practice of psychology. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the term dream. See more »

20 Universal Dream Themes

20 Universal Dream Themes

These 20 universal dream themes can help make sense of your dreams. Learn all about universal dream themes from Discovery Health. See more »

Intuitive Dream Interpretation

Intuitive Dream Interpretation

Intuitive dream interpretation is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about intuitive dream interpretation from Discovery Health. See more »

What Dreams Say About Personality

What Dreams Say About Personality

What dreams say about personality is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about what dreams say about personality from Discovery Health. See more »

Dream: A phone or machine malfunctions

Dream: A phone or machine malfunctions

Find out the usual meaning of dreams in which a phone or mechanical equipment malfunctions. Learn more about dreams from Discovery Health. See more »