Dreamwork so often leads to trauma work, both our own and of others. Mass trauma is much the same, with common themes appearing in the dreams of those who have suffered through the worst cruelties of humanity. I saw many repeated patterns when … [Read more...] about Trauma in Drag: Dreams of LGBTQ+ Youth
New Dream Studies
A research team comprised of myself, Scott Sparrow, Remington Mallett, Josie Malinowski, and Mark Thurston is conducting a home-based research study that will test an enhanced lucid dream induction protocol. The protocol consists of pre-sleep … [Read more...] about New lucid dreaming and nightmare resolution study looking for participants
TL;DR answer: it's beginning to look pretty likely. In case you missed it, in 2014 researchers in Germany confirmed that zapping the brain of subjects can routinely induce lucid dreams. (By zapping, I mean applying a low voltage current … [Read more...] about So can zapping the brain really induce lucid dreams?
Calling all dreamers! The latest chapter of our dream research on galantamine has begun and we are looking for subjects in the USA. If you qualify, you can participate from the comfort of your home. Read the announcement, and if you believe you are … [Read more...] about Our new galantamine dream study is now looking for participants
I realized today that this month is the 9 year anniversary of the Dream Studies Portal. That blows me away. What started out as a blog meant to keep me writing after leaving grad school is now announcing the results of my own original dream … [Read more...] about Does Galantamine Affect Lucid Dreams? A New Research Update
Last month, G. Scott Sparrow, Ralph Carlson and I presented the initial findings for our retrospective study at the annual meeting for the International Association for the Study of Dreams in Virginia Beach, VA. Despite the popular interest in … [Read more...] about Initial Findings about Galantamine’s Effect on Lucid Dreaming Qualities