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This Is Your Brain on Coronavirus Dreams

Vivid dreaming is on the rise as stressed-out brains encounter a mix of sleep, uncertainty, and survival

Illustrations: Mark Wang

TThe week before New York’s stay-at-home order, I dreamed I was at a party on a ship. Tables stacked with desserts were ringed by people I knew and liked from every stage of my life. A motley crew drawn from my subconscious…

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