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    All the sudden, I feel like a million pounds is pressing on my back. I am surrounded by darkness and suffocating. I go to move my legs and find that I now have what feels like an additional fourteen. This isn't a big deal to me, after all, I do lucid dream often. This is just a dream of course. After squirming my way out of a tight spot, I notice that the darkness is simply the sheets covering my face.I can now breathe better. I can't help but laugh at my stupidity and I often enjoy controlling my dreams so I play along with lucid dream. I see no light and at this point, I have no good reason to try and wake myself up. I go to get out from under the covers and flip my pillow over, a usual habit of mine. I squirm and squirm and for some odd…

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    “Follow your dreams,” quoted by Kobi Yamada. Now one may think this quote is talking about the dreams as in goals and things people want to do in their life, but think again. Have you ever wondered about real dreams? The one’s you have when you’re asleep at night; the normal dreams, lucid dreams, the false awakenings, and even the nightmares? A dream is a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep (Dream). Dreams are a great wonder to the world that…

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    and stays there, floating among the clouds. Many dreamers wish for this boy’s freedom, the freedom of lucid dreaming. The idea of being aware while dreaming and being able to consciously influence dream content is an envy of many. However, to lucid dream a dreamer must learn what parts of their brain are at work while dreaming, practice lucid dream inducing techniques, and understand its’ important therapeutic properties The state of a dreamer's brain while…

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    Dreams have been the topic of discussion for hundreds of years, yet the answer for why we dream and what they mean has yet to be answered. Dreams are a series of vivid images that occur during the REM stage of sleep. Many scientists have tried to explain the meaning of dreams with theories. Per Sigmund Fraud, our dreams are a way of playing out our wishes that we might not think of consciously. This theory is made up of two parts manifest content, which is the actual dream itself and how it is…

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    theories as to why humans require sleep, as well as a similar variety of theories as to why sleep brings dreams. Some say that they are simulations - a means originally produced by the brain to help humans prepare for particular events they have yet to encounter in reality. Others say it is to de-stress the mind, to unravel the complicated webs of data collected through our senses throughout the day. Regardless of the specifics, I have always been a dreamer, and a vivid one at that. It's no…

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    Lucid dream is when the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming and have the ability to control the dream i.e. characters, narrative, objects. While in sleep paralysis the dreamer is not aware they are dreaming, but they perceive themselves to be awake. Sleep paralysis usually lasts only a few seconds to a few minutes even though it may feel like hours have past (LOVE). When sleep patterns are disrupted, or we are exhausted, REM extends into waking consciousness, our bodies become paralyzed and…

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    Now that the theoretical basics are covered, the objective of this paper can be explained and what I would like to find out with my self-experiment. The main goal is to learn how to lucid dream and find out, if it can affect performance in any way. Not only performance in daily life but also in specific areas like school, work or even a hobby. Two methods to learn lucid dreaming will be covered but both need one basic requirement, which is improve your “dream memory”. It may be possible that you…

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    (Tartakovsky). Our dreams are unconscious thoughts that contain much more than just abstract, meaningless images. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, or stage two in the sleep cycle, is when most dreaming occurs (Lewis xvii). REM sleep can occur up to five times per night, though this sleep is affected by drugs, alcohol, and caffeine. This sleep is necessary to the sleep cycle and important for memory. Dreaming can also occur during non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, but these dreams are more…

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    in lucid dreams. Motor practice in lucid dreams is a form of mental rehearsal where the dreamer can consciously rehearse motor skills in the dream state while being physically asleep. The article then mentions a previous pilot study that showed that practicing a certain skill in a lucid dream can improve subsequent performance. That previous study was quite outdated so based off the same idea of that previous study; they decided to design another more dated study/experiment on the…

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    mysteriousness of dreams. II. Topic Clarification: To the end of exploring this mystery, and hopefully clarifying it, we can at least look to patterns in dreams. More specifically, we can look to the particular types of dreams that we can distinguish. III. Roadmap: In this speech, I will describe three of them. I will take you through the nightmare, the recurring dream, and, finally, the lucid dream. body I. Main Point: First looking at nightmares, we all recognize that their mystery is…

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