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Current research on sleep and dreams. by Gay Gaer Luce

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institute of Mental Health, Research Grants Branch; [for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Sleep.,
  • Dreams.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 112-125.

SeriesPublic Health Service publication, no. 1389
LC ClassificationsQP425 .L8
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6007867M
LC Control Number66060146

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Dreaming is a multidisciplinary journal, the only professional journal devoted specifically to dreaming.. The journal publishes scholarly articles related to dreaming from any discipline and viewpoint. This includes. biological aspects of dreaming and sleep/dream laboratory research.   Sleep itself is a different story. Scientists have known for a while now that shorter sleep is tied to dangerous diseases, like heart disease and is mounting evidence that sleep deprivation leads to a higher risk of obesity and Alzheimer’s population studies reflect a saddening truth—the shorter your sleep, the shorter your life. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Dreams from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. An Evolutionary Psychology of Sleep and Dreams By Patrick McNamara Praeger, Read preview.   A remarkable academic book and survey of current dream research. A little heavy going-and repetitive in places but thoroughly worth the effort. (I have a collection of my own dreams from to the present, with my interpretations. Except for the current notebook, I would be happy to send them to any serious researcher. Contact: [email protected])Reviews: