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Juror’s bad dream becomes defense nightmare

Juror’s bad dream becomes defense nightmare | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

What would you do if you were defending a man accused of bludgeoning someone to death with a baseball bat, and a juror disclosed having a nightmare in which the defendant chased her around with a baseball bat?

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Paraplegics walk in their dreams

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As a group, the disabled participants experienced dreams about walking twice as often as they had dreams featuring their paraplegia. Moreover, voluntary leg movements featured in the dreams of the disabled more often than in the dreams of the able-bodied

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Neuroimaging Of Lucid Dreamers' Brains Could Be A Step Toward True 'Dream Reading'

Neuroimaging Of Lucid Dreamers' Brains Could Be A Step Toward True 'Dream Reading' | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
When people dream that they are performing a particular action, a portion of the brain involved in the planning and execution of movement lights up with activity.
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What is Lucid Dreaming? How Can We Control Our Dreams? - Connecting Hypnotherapy...

What is Lucid Dreaming? How Can We Control Our Dreams? - Connecting Hypnotherapy... | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

‘Lucid dreaming’ is the type of dream we have when we are fully conscious we are dreaming and not awake, unlike regular dreams when we are only aware of the dream after we wake up.

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Scientists Measure Dream Content For The First Time

Scientists Measure Dream Content For The First Time | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The ability to dream is a fascinating aspect of the human mind. However, how the images and emotions that we experience so intensively when we dream form in our heads remains a mystery.
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Twin Brains and Twin Dreams

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The brains of twins are structurally similar to one another and are under relatively tight genetic control. Given the similarity in brain volume and structure of twins' brains should we expect similarity in dream content of twins? I would say yes but there are very little data out there to decide the issue.

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