Did Scientists Just Find Truth Behind Ghosts?
According to this article from the Express newspaper… scientists have discovered the truth behind ghosts. Sounds sketchy? It may very well be… But take a look and make up your own mind…
(By G. Michael Vasey for My Haunted Life Too)
Since the dawn of mankind, people have claimed to have been visited by ghosts, spirits and demons.
Coincidentally, the majority of people will say that their paranormal experience had occurred in the dead of night.
But scientists believe they have a more rational explanation for this now, and theorise that paranormal experiences are nothing to do with ghosts, but to do with one’s sleep patterns.
Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths University, Alice Gregory, believes there are several ways in which sleep disruption can be confused with ghouls.
One of the ways is through sleep paralysis – when you reach the deep sleep state, or REM state, where you become paralysed as to not act out your dreams.
However, around eight percent of people retain some form of consciousness when they are in an REM state so it seems as if their dreams are transferred into real life and it could be misinterpreted as seeing people and things which are not actually there.
Another possible explanation is something called exploding head syndrome where a loud bang is heard while you are drifting off…