Persuasive Speech On Sleep

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One of the things that all humans have in common is sleep. On average, a person spends 25 years, or 9,125 days, asleep. While we sleep our bodies go into a somewhat paralyzed like state, but the brain always remains active. In the form of dreams our brains can alert, entertain, or even terrify. Just like every human sleeps, every human dreams, even when you think you don’t, you do. One common misconjunction is that all dreams fall under one category, but in reality we have many different types of dreams that our subconscious uses to relay messages and images. Such as signal dreams, prophetic dreams, healing dreams, recurring dreams, nightmares, daydreams, epic dreams, and lucid dreams. But today I will be focusing mainly on the final four. In one case, you are not necessarily asleep when you are dreaming. In an action called daydreaming your mind creates dreams while you are awake. Day dreaming in a natural part of every human’s day-to-day lives, in-fact 96% of adult admit to day dreamin at least once a day. On average one day dream can last for 8-10 minutes and we spend one-third to one-half of our waking hours daydreaming. The reason we day dream in quite simple, an area of the brain called the “default network”, which becomes more active as the level of external stimulus decreases, will turn itself on and generate its own stimulation. It is often considered responsible for daydreaming or the technical term for such a product of the default network which is “stimulus
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