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  • Lucid Dreams And Repetitive Dreams
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    Alexander the Great dreamt of a dancing satyr before conquering Tyre. An interpreter said his dream meant, "thine is Tyre", which fortified Alexander before the battle (Boxer 1). President Lincoln dreamt about his own death before it actually occurred several days later, but ignored the dream (Cartwright 3). Is it possible that if he had taken his dream more seriously he could have taken precautions that would have spared his life on that fateful evening at the theater? The course of U.S. histor...
  • Lucidity In Dreams
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    What is Lucid Dreaming, and How Can I Control My Dreams? Info from to tse. com The term 'lucid dreaming' refers to dreaming while knowing that you are actually dreaming. The 'lucid' part refers to the clarity of consciousness rather than the vividness of the dream. It generally happens when you realize during the course of a dream that you are dreaming, perhaps because something weird occurs. Most people who remember their dreams have experienced this at some time, often waking up immediately af...
  • Back To Earth The Effects Of Space
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    Shannon Lucid Jon Lang Ever since children have dared to dream, they have always dreamt of going to the moon or to the stars. For the millions of children who dream this, only an infinitely small portion actually achieve this goal. In 1943 in war-torn China, a girl was born who had this same dream. Her name was Shannon Lucid. She was born in 1943 to a Baptist preacher, Joseph Oscar Wells and Myrtle Wells, a nurse. At 6 months of age she and her parents were sent to a prison camp by the Japanese....
  • Lucidity And Control In Dreams
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    Lucid Dreaming Dreams are the playground of the mind. Anything can happen when one is dreaming. The only limitation is that we only rarely realize the freedoms granted to us in our dreams while we have them. Lucid dreaming is the ability to know when one is dreaming, and be able to influence what will be dreamt. Normal dream is much like passively watching a movie take place in your skull. In a lucid dream, the dreamer is the writer, director, and star of the movie. Lucid dreams are exceptionall...
  • Lucid Dreaming Dreams
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    Lucid Dreaming Dreams in which [people] become aware that they are dreaming are referred to as lucid dreams (Fisher, 177). Lucid dreaming is easily achieved with the assistance of books, technology, and professional guidance. Lucid dreaming allows the person the opportunity to play an active role in self-exploration and problem solving. It is a rarely explored skill that can be easy and beneficial for the dreamer. According to the Lucidity Institute, founded by Dr. La Berge from Stanford Univers...
  • Study Of Lucid Dreams
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    Lucid Dreaming: Asleep and Aware Lucid dreaming is an issue that has been studied as far back as 1896. A Lucid dream is one in which the dreamer is aware that he / she is dreaming and is sometimes able to take control. Lucid dreams are an actual phenomena that do occur in REM sleep. Dr. van E eden was the first recorded person to study dreams in which the dreamer is aware they are dreaming. In 1896 he began recording his dreams. Over a period of one year he recorded 352 dreams, but only eight we...
  • Lucid Dream
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    Lucid Dreaming Imagine soaring through the air at outstanding speeds, pretending to be Superman with a red and blue cape, then deciding to become Tom Cruise in the movie Top Gun, flying an F 14 at two-hundred miles an hour over the Arctic Ocean. Suddenly, you wake up and you think to yourself: "Wow, what dream, I did what I wanted to do", not knowing what you " ve experienced is a Lucid Dream. According to the Institute of Lucidity, the term Lucid Dream means, "Dreaming while knowing you are dre...
  • Most Common Use Of Lucid Dreams
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    Roughly one-third of our lives are spent sleeping, and a significant amount of this time is spent dreaming. You have the ability to be conscious, awake, and well... lucid, in your dreams. Lucid dreaming is dreaming while being aware of being in a dream state. The term lucid, coined by Frederik Van E eden in 1913, is used in the sense of mental clarity. The basic definition of lucid dreaming is nothing more than becoming aware that you are dreaming, of which many people have experience of. Howeve...
  • Lucid In A Dream
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    Lucid dreaming means dreaming while knowing that you are dreaming. The term was coined by Frederik van E eden who used the word 'lucid' in the sense of mental clarity. Lucidity usually begins in the midst of a dream when the dreamer realizes that the experience is not occurring in physical reality, but is a dream. Often this realization is triggered by the dreamer noticing some impossible or unlikely occurrence in the dream, such as flying or meeting the deceased. Sometimes people become lucid w...
  • Positive Outcome From The Lucid Dream
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    Running head: The Effects of Lucid Dreaming on the Frequency of Nightmares The Effects of Lucid Dreaming on the Frequency of Nightmares Abstract Six patients were offered treatment with the major focus on alleviating nightmares. Three patients were treated through lucid dream training paired with psychotherapy and three were treated through psychotherapy only. Of sixty-eight non-psychotic patients seen in a psychiatry emergency room these six individuals volunteered to participate in our study. ...

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