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Unformatted text preview: Can you influence your dreams? Yes: Red-tinted goggles experiment; Subjects report dreaming about a desired personality trait when receiving instructions to try dreaming about that trait. Ever been aware of dreaming while dreaming? --> Lucid Dreams Does everyone dream ? Do blind people dream? Yes, usually not visual Can you remember dreams? Depends on how you wake up. I. Why do people dream? Theories abound A. Process and consolidate information of great personal significance B. Clues about a dreamer's hidden mental processes. Freud Touted as his biggest failure C. Meaningless by-products of REM sleep. Meaningless? Divorced women 19 of 29 depressed. Depressed report dreams of recent past; nondepressed report dreams of recent past, distant past, present, and future....
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- Fall '08
- sleep disorder, sleeping pills, daytime sleep disorder, REM Night terror