Imagine this. You’re asleep and you’re having the best dream of your life. All of a sudden your body suddenly jerks and you wake up from your fantasy land. Sucks right? Why did your body suddenly wake you up? Has this ever happened to you before?
Apparently this is a common occurrence, and scientists have finally figured out what this means. Researchers have created theories regarding this activity. This phenomenon is known as the ‘hypnic jerk.’
Sometimes it can feel like you are falling from a great height. People everywhere have come up with all different ways to try and explain this feeling.