Controlling Your Own Dreams

Controlling Your Own Dreams

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 958 , Segment 3

Episode: George H.W. Bush, Gratitude & Charity, Lucid Dreaming, Spanish Archaeology

  • Dec 5, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 15:30 mins

Guest: Deirdre Barrett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Have you ever been in the middle of what you thought was reality and then suddenly become conscious that it was really a dream? Lucid dreaming moments are not uncommon. And researchers are now working on a device that aims to use advanced sleep tracking techniques and light and audio signals to artificially stimulate a lucid dream. Can lucid dreaming be controlled and directed? And to what end?

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