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lucid dream

A vivid dream in which a person is aware that he or she is dreaming, which can either be a
(1) wake-induced lucid dream (WILD), when he or she transitions from an awake state directly into a dream state; or a
(2) dream-induced lucid dream, when a normal dream becomes a lucid dream.

lucid dream

A dream or nightmare in which a person becomes aware that he or she is dreaming.
See also: dream
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By repeating a phrase that you will remember you're dreaming, it forms an intention in your mind that you will, in fact, remember that you are dreaming, leading to a lucid dream," says Dr Aspy, Visiting Research Fellow in the University's School of Psychology.
"Young children seem to have lucid dreams more frequently, and the frequency drops at about age 16, which suggests that lucid dreaming might be a natural phenomenon occurring in a developing brain but could be lost in adulthood," the researchers said.
"The general basic activity of the brain is similar in a normal dream and in a lucid dream," says Michael Czisch, head of a research group at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry.
In Chapter 15, the final chapter, Van de Castle presents cutting-edge research, application, and technology and discusses the import of spiritual and lucid dreams (i.e., those dreams where the dreamer is consciously self-directed and aware that s/he is dreaming).
I want students to think of this as a structured lesson plan which will take them by the hand and lead them every step of the way into the land of lucid dreams. The new log-in format also means that students will have lifetime access to all future updates to the course completely free.
"The general basic activity of the brain is similar in a normal dream and in a lucid dream," Michael Czisch, head of a research group at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, said.
In 1867 Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys wrote his masterwork, Dreams and the Ways to Direct them: Practical Observations, this was the first book to explore the concept of lucid dreaming and the publication in which the term 'Lucid Dream' originated.
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Visions of angels depicted in Bible may have been 'the products of spontaneous lucid dreams', researchers say.
A "lucid dream" is one in which the dreamer recognizes that he is dreaming.
As Worsley looked left to right in the lucid dream, his physical eyes moved in tandem and the historic results were clearly visible on the REM polygraph readout.
This year's line-up includes: The Magic Band, The Wicked Whispers and The Lucid Dream, as well as a light show from Towyn Roberts, a DJ set from Edgar Jones and compering from Dave Monks.