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During REM Dreams, the Same Part of Your Brain Slows Down as When You are Improvising

Nick Skillicorn

January 14, 2022

REM sleep is when we have the most intense dreams but the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, whose role is to inhibit thought awareness, reduces activity. DLPFC is also less active during improvisation suggesting that if we inhibit ourselves less & reduce the DLPFC activity, we can become more creative.

#RelationalSpace #Art #Science #REM

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