10 Really Cool Facts on SLEEP

24 Aug

1. Within 5 minutes of waking up, 50% of your dream is forgotten – 10 minutes = 90%
2. People over the age of 65 only need an average of 6 hrs of sleep
3. Men dream about other men 70% of the time and women typically dream about both sexes equally
4. We can can only dream of faces we have seen in real life, whether you remember them or not
5. 12% of people dream in black and white, but since the colored TV came out that number is slowly decreasing
6. Dreaming is normal, people who don’t dream typically have personality disorders
7. British soldiers were the first to develop a method to stay up for 36 hrs, they put on a visor that mimicked the sunrise to wake themselves up
8. It takes you 2 weeks to starve, but 10 days without sleep will kill you
9. Giraffes only sleep for 2 hrs a day
10. People who were born blind still dream in – emotion, sound, smell and touch



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