The results of research scientists from the University of Geneva.
The fear experienced during nightmares, helps to cope with stress in real life.
To such conclusion scientists from the University of Geneva.
Scientists watched brain activity of 18 people during sleep and found that when they had nightmares, it intensified the islet fraction and cingulate gyrus of the brain responsible for stress.
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After waking up, these brain areas showed reduced activity – people worried much less.