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From the Ted Talk by Matt Walker: The surprising health benefits of dreaming

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Now, it's not just that you dearm. It's also what you dream about that seems to make a difference. Scientists have discovered that after lnrienag a virtual maze, for example, those individuals who slept but critically also dreamed about the maze were the only ones who ended up being better at navigating the maze when they woke up. And this same pcirnilpe is true for our mental health. For example, people going through a difficult or traumatic experience such as a divorce, and who are dreaming about that evnet, go on to gain resolution to their depression rtelaive to those who were dreaming but not dreaming about the events themselves.

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Now, it's not just that you _____. It's also what you dream about that seems to make a difference. Scientists have discovered that after ________ a virtual maze, for example, those individuals who slept but critically also dreamed about the maze were the only ones who ended up being better at navigating the maze when they woke up. And this same _________ is true for our mental health. For example, people going through a difficult or traumatic experience such as a divorce, and who are dreaming about that _____, go on to gain resolution to their depression ________ to those who were dreaming but not dreaming about the events themselves.

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  1. dream
  2. learning
  3. relative
  4. event
  5. principle

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Now, it's not just that you dream. It's also what you dream about that seems to make a difference. Scientists have discovered that after learning a virtual maze, for example, those individuals who slept but critically also dreamed about the maze were the only ones who ended up being better at navigating the maze when they woke up. And this same principle is true for our mental health. For example, people going through a difficult or traumatic experience such as a divorce, and who are dreaming about that event, go on to gain resolution to their depression relative to those who were dreaming but not dreaming about the events themselves.

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