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Lucid Dreams

How To Control Your Dream (While You're Sleeping)

Posted 12.16.2014 | OWN

The authors of A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming explain how we may be able to change and guide our dreams while we sleep, making us happier -- and able...

7 Great Films About Lucid Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Christopher Nolan wrote and directed Inception, an action-packed, but rather depressing, science fiction story about corporate espionage via lucid dreaming. Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard star as a couple who fall too deeply into the dream world.

Those Who Know They're Dreaming Are Savvier When Awake

The Atlantic | Cari Romm | Posted 08.21.2014 | World

It’s probably fair to assume that at this moment, you are, in fact, awake. You’re reading; you’re scrolling; sometime in the not-too-distant pas...

Lucid Dreaming: New Horizons for Research

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2014 | Science
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

For most of the 20th century, lucid dreaming received almost no attention from mainstream psychologists. Most researchers seemed to think it was impo...

Sleep Science Next: The Extreme Lucid Dream Consciousness

Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D.

Sleep is a complex business. While dreaming, your brain is as active as when you are awake, and the varieties of sleep experience are broad and wondrous. And sleep matters to us. We worry about getting too little, fret about not being able to do it and suffer when it goes wrong.

Have Neuroscientists Built a Dream-Control Device?

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.27.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Back in my college days I became obsessed with lucid dreaming -- having dreams in which I was aware I was dreaming and could shape my internal world with thought alone. According to a recent paper, though, it may be possible to control someone else's dreams from the outside.

Control Your Dreams Using This Mask

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Weird News

Ever wake up knowing you had a dream but wondering what exactly it was about, who were the people in it and what it means? Usually these dreams frustr...

Lucid Dreaming: The Benefits of Controlling Our Dreams

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

Imagine the value in being able to ask a dream character or image: Who are you? Who am I? What can I do for you? What would you like to tell me? What do you feel I should know?

Real Life 'Inception': How To Guide Your Dreams

ABC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The hit film "Inception," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page, has been sitting at the top of the box office for three weeks now. The film cente...

'Inception': 9 Surprising Sleep Facts From the Movie (PHOTOS)

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

The science behind Inception is more surreal than the film, whose lovingly layered plot still underplays the wonderfully weird wildness of dreams.

6 Ways To Control Your Dreams

divinecaroline.com | Vicki Santillano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's rare that I have an exciting or fun dream. Two-headed monsters or the ability to breathe underwater rarely come up when I'm sleeping. The most in...