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Published: 02 November 2017

360 Pages | 28


ISBN: 9780190673420

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The Emergence of Dreaming

Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

G. William Domhoff

  • Provides a comprehensive review of past and present literature of the neurocognitive theory of dreaming
  • Argues that it is unlikely dreaming has any adaptive function and why dreaming is not similar to hallucinations, delirium, schizophrenia, hypnosis, or drug strates
  • Documents data through dream reports and pinpoints the neural substrate for dreaming

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