33 minutes | May 10, 2020

Dreams, demons, and brain dumps

Can psychology help us understand the mysterious worlds we visit and lives we lead while we're asleep? In this episode, we tackle questions like: Why do we dream? What do our dreams mean? Why didn't Brian join The Smurfs when he had the chance? And how can we become better dreamers?It would be real dreamy to hear from you:Instagram: @talkpsychtomepodcastFacebook: @talkpsych2meTwitter: @talkpsych2meEmail: talkpsychpodcast@gmail.comFurther Reading:The Interpretation of Dreams by Freud (1899)Finding Meaning in Dreams by Domhoff (2004)“Typical dreams experienced by Chinese people” by Yu (2008)“Typical dreams” by Schredl et. al. (2010)“The Typical Dreams of Canadian University Students” by Nielsen et. al. (2003)“Memory, Sleep and Dreaming: Experiencing Consolidation” by Wamsley and Stickgold (2011)“Dreaming of a Learning Task Is Associated with Enhanced Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation” by Wamsley et. al. (2010)“The effect of dream report collection and dream incorporation on memory consolidation during sleep” by Schoch et. al. (2018)“Replaying the Game: Hypnagogic Images in Normals and Amnesics” by Stickgold et. al. (2000)“Sleep on it, but only if it is difficult: Effects of sleep on problem solving” by Sio, Monaghan, and Ormerod (2013)“After being challenged by a video game problem, sleep increases the chance to solve it” by Beijamini et. al. (2014) “Good morning creativity: task reactivation during sleep enhances beneficial effect of sleep on creative performance” by Ritter et. al. (2012)Produced by Scarlet Moon ThingsMusic by Barrie Gledden, Kes Loy, and Richard Kimmings
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