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During the 2020 pandemic, many people anecdotally reported surreal and more vivid dreams than usual.
Some theorize that the onset of vivid imagery is a result of changing sleep schedules. Others attribute this vividness to the emotional and physical chaos.
The continuity theory of dreams hypothesizes that people dream about the stuff they're thinking about and doing while they are awake.
Some researchers believe that dreams have a functional purpose that prepares us for difficult or challenging situations when we awake.
The biggest variables that influence your dreams have to do with your regular sleep cycles. If it is a very traumatic event, people will experience nightmares.
People are also thinking more about their dreams, which makes them remember their dreams better.
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