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
Dream & Sleep Research
I'm compelled to share this video by biologists Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, founders of ASAP science.. it's just a fun review of what we know, and what we don't, about the science of dreams. Plus it explains the results of recent research … [Read more...] about Could Science Ever Hack Our Dreams?
Sometimes the only dreams we remember are the ones we wish we could forget. Nightmares can be instructive, and most psychologists believe that they are a healthy part of life. But if you are plagued by repetitive nightmares and are losing sleep, … [Read more...] about 14 Tips for Getting Rid of Nightmares
Any survey of modern dream research must include Calvin Hall (1909-1985). Hall was a behavioral psychologist who explored the cognitive dimensions of dreaming. His work began before the discovery of REM sleep, so little was known about the biology … [Read more...] about Calvin Hall and the Cognitive Theory of Dreaming
I’ve been brewing this post series for a long time. Many readers have asked me to review the influential theories of dream formation that are still at work today. Unfortunately, in our Western culture, where dreaming has long been considered … [Read more...] about Contemporary Dream Theories Starting with Freud
For my readers in the San Francisco Bay Area, make note of a Dream Studies Open Forum this Friday June 24th, in Berkeley. Hosted at the Dream Institute, this gathering is open to the public and anyone interested in discussion and networking with … [Read more...] about Calling Northern California Dreamers