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9/12/07 Prophetic dreams -using symbolic interpretation to predict the future -2 nd c AD in Greece: The Interpretation of Dreams -Rules for validation of psychic dreams: 1. Report the prediction BEFORE it happens -Case histories- 1. The NFL player’s dream 2. The winning horse 3. The sinking submarine 4. Chandelier in the nursery 5. Abe Lincoln’s dream 6. Shelley’s dream -Self-Fulfilling prophesies -gravedigger and the lady -Most prophetic dreams: Educated guesses -anticipate a future event, déjà vu -Lindberg baby -kidnapped in 1932 -1300 people dream they know where the baby was buried -101 student’s fish dream -OWNED -Abe and Shelley’s dream -educated guess? -“misses” never get reported, “hits” do -The “Experts” -lots of generalized predictions -ignore their misses, reshape their hits -Unresolved problems and issuers -Chemistry problem solved in sleep -Sigmund Freud -Psychoanalysis -3 Structures of personality 1. Id (want to do) -Inborn Instincts (sex and aggression)
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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