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I was wondering would you please tell me: is it a fact that if some people watch scary movies at night, they will get nightmares?

If it is a fact, would you please explain to me in a simple way that I can understand: why is that?

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Cameron, you are right in that there is no definitive research to show that watching scary movies will cause you to have nightmares....Many people do say that it does! I am one of those. I have always loved scary monster type movies but when i was young ...I would always have scary dreams..the kind that would wake me up screaming sometimes(LOL)but as I got older I actually found a way for me to kind of "control" my dreams and I wouldn't have as many bad dreams. Now I can normally watch a scary movie with very little effect on my dreams. I would say for those it does effect it would be because the images of the scary movie would be one of the last things that your brain is processing before you go to bed. I hope this helps you out.

Take care, Danny

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Danny Ausbrooks

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I have been a movie fan all my life,especially scary/horror type movies. I am a trivia buff in general but I am especially good at movies.If someone I know doesn`t know the answer to a trivia question, I am the person they call. My knowledge of horror movies would be from the late 60`s to presentI feel that I would be an asset to the site and I do enjoy helping others with questions that have them stumped.

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Basically watching movies of all types(especailly scary type)since I was very young.I have an above average memory that I benefit from when playing most any kind of trivia game.I am someone that friends and family count on when they need the answer to a question that has them stumped.

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