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Can we have premonitory dreams?

2022-08-05T04:06:36.079Z

PSYCHOLOGY - Almost everyone has had the feeling that they have seen the future in their dreams. An impression linked to the many biases and hidden capacities of our brain...



Let's disappoint sweet dreamers right away: no serious scientific study has ever been able to demonstrate the existence of any oneiric gift of precognition.

And yet, many of us believe that we are divine.

“More than 70% of those questioned say they have had at least one premonitory dream once

,” observes Isabelle Arnufl, neurologist at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital and author of

A Window on Dreams

(Odile Jacob).

If one is certain that this testimony is not reconstituted after the fact and that it occurs in a context of very low probability that these facts are linked to chance, then it can only persuade the dreamer to be a visionary.

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In reality, our brain plays many tricks on us that sometimes make us believe in gifts of premonition.

Sometimes we experience nocturnal dramas that indeed seem to happen later in reality…

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Source: lefigaro

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