Bad Dreams Have An Unexpected Benefit In Waking Life, According To A New Study

Here’s a new study that suggests how bad dreams serve a beneficial purpose. “Bad dreams, in a way, help the brain rehearse scary situations, allowing people to react better when faced with similar situations in real life.” A quick and easy read.


Studies like this are useful, and we can take the details and use them on ourselves. However, being “controlled,” studies omit factors such as personality, health, diet, medicines and other factors that may be the cause of “bad” dreams, as well.