The Mind at Night: The New Science of How and Why We Dream

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Basic Books, 25 במרץ 2009 - 240 עמודים
Psychologists and philosophers have long grappled with the mysteries of dreaming, and now-thanks largely to recent innovations in brain imaging -neuroscientists are starting to join the conversation. In this groundbreaking book, award-winning journalist Andrea Rock traces the brief but fascinating history of this emerging field. She then takes us into modern sleep labs across the country, asking the questions that intrigue us all: Why do we remember only a fraction of our dreams? Why are dreams usually accompanied by intense emotions? Can dreams truly spark creative thought or help solve problems? Are the universal dream interpretations of Freud and Jung valid? Accessible and engaging, The Mind at Night shines a bright light on our nocturnal journeys and tells us what the sleeping mind reveals about our waking hours.

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THE MIND AT NIGHT: The New Science of How and Why We Dream

ביקורת משתמש  - Kirkus

The scientific lowdown on post-Freudian theories of dreams and dreaming.Science journalist Rock begins with Eugene Aserinsky's discovery in the early 1950s that REM (rapid eye motion) sleep is ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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Good overview of the whole thing. Oppossums, seven hours of REM sleep average ! Awesome oppossum ! קרא סקירה מלאה


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Andrea Rock is the recipient of many awards, including the National Magazine Award, the prestigious Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, the Henry Luce citation for outstanding reporting, and the American Academy of Family Physicians Award for outstanding reporting. She lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

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