Research suggests pigeons do indeed dream – of flying!

Feral Rock Dove bird flying

During sleep, the brain undergoes a set of processes to ensure we wake up feeling refreshed. Humans experience different phases of sleep, rapid eye movement (REM) and non-REM sleep, which cause distinct changes in physiology, brain activity, and cognition. During REM sleep, the brain is very active and we experience vivid, bizarre, and emotional dreams.…

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