10 common dreams and what they may mean
Discover the hidden meaning behind your midnight musings
Ever woken up in a cold sweat because of a nightmare? Or spent the morning in a funny mood after a bizarre dream the night before? Understandably, most of us tend not to dwell too long on our dreams—despite centuries of study it is still not fully understood why we even dream at all. Yet with the average person having between three and five dreams per night, psychologists and neurobiologists have a number of theories to offer about why we dream and what our dreams may mean. Check out this gallery to explore some of the most common dreams and gain an insight into their possible meanings.