The Future of Lucid Dreaming Scholarship

I’m happy to report that my new collection on lucid dreaming scholarship is slated for release on July 31, 2014 by Praeger. Co-edited with my friend and colleague Kelly Bulkeley, this collection is called Lucid Dreaming: New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep. Comprised of two volumes, and 30 chapters, this reference collection includes new work […]


Bringing to Life the Secret History of Lucid Dreaming

Do you know who first coined the phrase “lucid dreaming”?  Most sources point to Frederik van Eeden and his 1914 paper presented to the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research in London. But actually, nearly 50 years before that, a French man by the name of Marquis d’Hervey de Saint-Denys used the term “rêve lucide,” […]

The Creation of Man by Michelangelo Sistine Chapel

The Gap: An Excerpt from Lou Hagood’s New Book

This article is a excerpt from The Gap, a new ebook by psychoanalyst Lou Hagood that he describes as a book on dreams at midlife, centered around a blind seer who does dream play in the Underworld. (RH) They come to me in dreams. Why I’ve never known. Blind and sexually challenged, I still get […]