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The Neurobiology of Dreaming

The neurobiology of dreaming Main article: REM sleep EEG showing brainwaves during REM sleep Accumulated observation has shown that dreams are strongly associated with rapid eye movement sleep, during which an electroencephalogram (EEG) shows brain activity that, among sleep states, … Continue reading

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Freudian. Jung, and Perls view of Dreams

Dynamic psychiatry  Freudian view of dreams In the late 19th century, psychotherapist Sigmund Freud developed a theory that the content of dreams is driven by unconscious wish fulfillment. Freud called dreams the “royal road to the unconscious.”[28] He theorized that … Continue reading

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Dreams in Art, Literature, Pop Culture, Speculative Fiction

Postclassical and medieval history Some Indigenous American tribes and Mexican civilizations believe that dreams are a way of visiting and having contact with their ancestors.[19] Some Native American tribes used vision quests as a rite of passage, fasting and praying … Continue reading

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Dreams and Philosophical realism

Dreams and philosophical realism Main article: Dream argument Some philosophers have concluded that what we think of as the “real world” could be or is an illusion (an idea known as the skeptical hypothesis about ontology). The first recorded mention … Continue reading

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Abrahamic Dreamers

In Abrahamic religions Jacob’s dream of a ladder of angels, c. 1690, by Michael Willmann In Judaism, dreams are considered part of the experience of the world that can be interpreted and that lessons can be garnered from. It is … Continue reading

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Classical Dream History

Classical history Dreaming of the Tiger Spring (虎跑夢泉) In Chinese history, people wrote of two vital aspects of the soul of which one is freed from the body during slumber to journey a dream realm, while the other remained in … Continue reading

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Ancient Dream History

Ancient history The Dreaming is a common term within the animist creation narrative of indigenous Australians for a personal, or group, creation and for what may be understood as the “timeless time” of formative creation and perpetual creating.[7] The Sumerians … Continue reading

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Dream

Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.[1] The content and purpose of dreams are not definitively understood, though they have been a topic of scientific speculation, as … Continue reading

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A Concealed Invitation

From: Susan Subject: A concealed invitation Dream Description: Dream 8th May I was invited to dinner with some others. It was to this place high up but I went to look first. I saw that there was a house and … Continue reading

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Buck in My BackYard

Dream Description: I had this dream of a big full racked Buck in my backyard. It was looking as a place where I had another dream of  black oil coming out of the ground. Do you have any idea what … Continue reading

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