Many people who wish to persue a polyphasic sleep schedule do it for the dreaming benefits that polyphasic sleep provides. Due to predictable sleep times and the alterations of the sleep architecture, it is very common to have dreams at specific times on a polyphasic schedule. The cores near the REM peak on Dual core and Tri core schedules are usually dream-filled, and the same thing can be said about naps, especially those scheduled around mornings. Whether your goal is to experience more dreams or to improve your lucid dreaming skills, polyphasic sleeping is a great way to achieve this! The purpose of this page is to provide further resources related to dreaming and lucid dreaming.

Lucid dreaming

Polyphasic sleep and lucid dreaming

Polyphasic sleep has been used by people both as an introductory method to learn Lucid Dreaming and to enhance their prior skills. Because of predictable REM placed in naps and cores some have been able to become Lucid even without any prior experience! This article talks about what Lucid Dreaming is, what it’s benefits are, how it can be applied to polyphasic sleep and how to start practicing it…

Isolated Sleep Paralysis and Polyphasic Sleeping

Isolated sleep paralysis and polyphasic sleeping

Experiencing a sleep paralysis is not an uncommon phenomenon in our daily life that may occur during our slumber from time to time. Encounters with sleep paralysis are usually remarked as unpleasant at best, and nightmarish at worst. Common descriptions of sleep paralysis include, but not limited to visualization of demonic or otherworldly physical beings in the bedroom, or even lying right next to the sleeper. Aside from these terrifying hallucinations as our imagination runs its course, sleep paralysis is also tied to immobility of movements and absence of speech during the event. In this blog post, the focus is on isolated sleep paralysis, a type of paralysis that occurs right after a sleeper starts sleeping or after waking up. These encounters are usually random; however, there has been some research on sleep that can give some insights into isolated sleep paralysis’ contributors, causes and how it is related to polyphasic sleeping…

Nightmares and polyphasic sleep

Nightmares and Polyphasic Sleep

Nightmares are annoying and unpleasant occurrences during our sleep. During our lifetime, the vast majority of us go through at least one nightmare in one way or another. There are a lot of depictions for how nightmares sound or look like or what directly causes them, but their cause has not been fully understood. The generic consensus on a nightmare’s definition is that it evokes intense, horrifying or in the worst cases, disgusting imagery during dreams as sleep is interrupted. The sleeper then wakes up and is able to recall the nightmare with intense reactions such as sweating in some cases, and feelings of uneasiness and fear sometimes…

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