5 surprising things you didn’t know about sleep

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By: Donna Ruko | Dave Hanson Posted: 10:01 PM, May 11, 2017

A surprising story from the land of slumber is that 12 percent of people dream in black and white. That number was even higher before TV and movies were in color. Another fact is gamers have more control of their dreams than non-gamers. Want more? We’ve got you covered!  Donna Ruko has five other things you didn't know about sleep.

1.  Sleep Deprivation

You only have to be awake for 17 hours to feel its effect.

2.  Dream Emotions

Anxiety is the most common emotion experienced in dreams.

3.  Hypnic Jerks

This is the sensation of falling when you're half asleep and then jerking yourself awake.

4.  Sleep Paralysis

Millions of people lose the ability to move or speak when they are sleeping.

5.  Sleep Hours?

We're all different so that is a question only you can answer.

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