NPR has two stories on sleep and dreaming this week, including a podcast about what we mean when we talk in our sleep. 

And Freud was so wrong about our dreams. In NPR’s Shots blog, Jon Hamilton explains that scientists now think that our dreams have nothing to do with repressed desires. Instead, it looks like they help us process memories and gain insight. They can be surprisingly mundane. And funny.

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