lucid dream

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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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"These results take us one step closer to developing highly effective lucid dream induction techniques that will allow us to study the many potential benefits of lucid dreaming, such as treatment for nightmares and improvement of physical skills and abilities through rehearsal in the lucid dream environment."
Lucid dreaming: a state of consciousness with features of both waking and non-lucid dreaming.
DREAM YOGA is a book that makes big promises: According to author Andrew Holecek, if we become sufficiently skilled at lucid dreaming (being aware that we are dreaming), we will eventually find our lucidity muscles at work while we are awake.
The brain is the most complex structure in the known universe and, because of this, Love claims that, through developing the practice of lucid dreaming, the brain could be considered a hyper-advanced biological virtual reality.
My works mostly spawned from nightmares and experiences of lucid dreaming coupled with egotistic nature of man in relation to his parallel animate beings.
In this article, I'll provide an overview of lucid dreaming, including methods for cultivating such dreams, their potential for accessing information and creative problem-solving, and, most importantly, their capability to tap into new mind-body-spirit healing energies.
For the researcher 570 people who confirmed that they have experienced lucid dreaming were surveyed.
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"The Stolen Ones" explores the field of lucid dreaming, wherein you are aware that you are dreaming.
This moment of awareness and decisionmaking is a moment of lucidity occurring during the dreaming state and gives this type of dream its name: lucid dreaming. Other features of these experiences are:
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the object of lucid dreaming is to come to recognize waking and dreaming as the same, that both are illusion, and that conscious dreamwork can lead one to the realization of wholeness, perfect balance, and unity.
According to Allan Hobson, a dream researcher and professor of psychiatry emeritus at Harvard University, lucid dreaming is a rare occurrence.