When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self? After hearing recordings of herself giggling and cheerfully talking in her sleep, Tanya Marquardt, who always thought of herself as tough and brooding, begins to connect with her other self.
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When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self?

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When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self?

When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self?

When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self?

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In this week's episode of the show and podcast Invisibilia, we explore what happens when you discover a part of yourself that is very different than who you think you are.

And Freud was so wrong about our dreams. In NPR's Shots blog, Jon Hamilton explains that scientists now think that our dreams have nothing to do with repressed desires. Instead, it looks like they help us process memories and gain insight. They can be surprisingly mundane. And funny.