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Oneirology Part 1 (DREAMS) with G. William Domhoff

Oneirology Part 1 (DREAMS) with G. William Domhoff

Update: 2023-01-04


WHY do we dream? What do dreams mean? What parts of our brain are working after-hours? We sought out UC Santa Cruz researcher and professor Dr. G. William Domhoff, a world expert on the topic, for this dream-come-true episode. Learn about historical dream research, dream researchers collect dream reports, how neurodivergence affects dreaming, why you should set an alarm to go to bed, how remembering dreams can help solve problems, and more about REM myths! We’ll be back next week to answer all your questions and dig even deeper. Also teeth dreams: WHY. 

Dr. G. William Domhoff’s book: The Neurocognitive Theory of Dreaming

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Editing by Mercedes Maitland of Maitland Audio Productions and Jarrett Sleeper of MindJam Media

Transcripts by Emily White of The Wordary

Website by Kelly R. Dwyer

Theme song by Nick Thorburn 

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What a great idea for me! I appreciate this, but in nytimes crossword it won't let you down!

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Oneirology Part 1 (DREAMS) with G. William Domhoff

Oneirology Part 1 (DREAMS) with G. William Domhoff

Alie Ward