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The Sun Online Dec 5, 2018

DREAM TEXTING: Sleep texting is on the rise – experts reveal what it is and how to deal with any embarrassing dream messages

December 5, 2018

EVER woken up only to find that you’ve sent a text when you thought you were snoozing?

If so, you’re not alone.

Because scientists from Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing claim sleep texting is on the rise, especially in young people.

They assessed 372 university students’ mobile phone habits and found that over 25 per cent reported texting in their sleep.

Of that group, 72 per cent said they didn’t have any recollection of sending a text.

That means that loads of us might be sending messages when we’re not fully conscious…and then forgetting all about it. It’s like the sober version of drunk texting – except without the understandable excuse.

Read more here.