Our Dreaming Mind
"When a book appears that is timely, scholarly, comprehensive, and well-written, it stands as a landmark."
MONTAGUE ULLMAN, M.D.
Author of WORKING WITH DREAMS
In this brilliantly researched study, Robert L. Van de Castle, Ph.D., an internationally recognized dream authority, examines the vital role that dreams have played throughout history. OUR DREAMING MIND delves into the most provocative experiments that scientists are conducting on the dreaming mind in this century. Vast in scope and startling in its revelations, here is an invaluable contribution to our understanding of dreams, written with clarity and grace. Dr. Van de Castle shares with all readers the amazing riches he has discovered throughout a lifetime of research and reflection on dreams.
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COLOR IN DREAMS In another study, nine subjects were deprived of exposure
to certain color stimuli by wearing colored goggles during every waking moment
for five to eight days. Because the goggles interfered with the passage of all but ...
Although figures vary quite a bit from study to study, a spontaneous reference to
color is typically made in about 20 to 25 percent of nonlaboratory dreams. But
there are some interesting exceptions. In a study describing the dreams of ...
When subjects were questioned more carefully about their dream imagery,
mention of color tripled in frequency. One woman said she dreamed she saw a
bar of soap in the bathtub with a baby. When the experimenter asked what the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vpfluke - LibraryThing
This is a nice all-embrasive book on dreams. It covers the history of the experience of dreaming. Andthose who have done research on dreams. It is not an interpretative guide to ones dreams, but might be a good adjunct. Read full review
OUR DREAMING MINDUser Review - Kirkus
Despite its two-column, textbookish format, an unpedantic survey by a self-described ``dreamworker'' of how dreams have been regarded throughout history, with emphasis on the author's own experiences ... Read full review
Chapter 3Dreams from the Dawn of History through Artemidoris
The Second to the Eighteenth Centuries
The Nineteenth Century
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