Finding Meaning in Dreams: A Quantitative Approach

Front Cover
Springer Science & Business Media, May 31, 1996 - Psychology - 356 pages
0 Reviews
Distinguished psychologist G. William Domhoff brings together-for the first time-all the necessary tools needed to perform quantitative studies of dream content using the rigorous system developed by Calvin S. Hall and Robert van de Castle. The book contains a comprehensive review of the literature, detailed coding rules, normative findings, and statistical tables.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The Scientific Study of Dream Content
The HallVan de Castle System of Content Analysis
The Quality of the Data
Normative Findings on American College Students
Age Differences in Dream Reports
CrossCultural Studies of Dream Content
Consistency and Change in Long Dream Series
The Continuity between Dreams and Waking Life in Individuals and Groups
The Repetition Dimension in Dreams and Waking Cognition

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

The Dream Frontier
Mark J. Blechner
No preview available - 2001
All Book Search results »

About the author (1996)

G. William Domhoff is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his education at Duke University, Kent State University, and the University of Miami. Among Domhoff's many books are: "The Power Elite and the State: How Policy is Made in America "(Aldine); "Mystique of Dreams; Who Rules America Now?; "and "Jews in the Protestant Establishment.

Calvin S. Hall (1909-1985) taught at numerous universities including Western Reserve University, Syracuse University, the University of Miami, and Catholic University in Nigmegen, Netherlands and was well recognized as one of leading psychologists in the area of dream research. Some of his other works include "The Individual and His Dreams" and "The Meaning of Dreams".

Bibliographic information