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This is why you dream : what your sleeping brain reveals about your waking life / Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD.

Jandial, Rahul, (author.).

"A fascinating dive into the purpose and potential of dreams Dreaming is one of the most deeply misunderstood functions of the human brain. Yet recent science reveals that our very survival as a species has depended on it. This Is Why You Dream explores the landscape of our subconscious, showing why humans have retained the ability to dream across millennia and how we can now harness its wondrous powers in both our sleeping and waking lives. Dreaming fortifies our ability to regulate emotions. It processes and stores memories, amplifies creativity, and promotes learning. Dreams can even forecast future mental and physical ailments. Dreams can also be put to use. Tracing recent cutting-edge dream research and brain science, dual-trained neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr. Rahul Jandial shows how to use lucid dreaming to practice real-life skills, how to rewrite nightmares, what our dreams reveal about our deepest desires, and how to monitor dreams for signs of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. In the tradition of James Nestor's Breath and Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep, This Is Why You Dream opens the door to one of our oldest and most vital functions, and unlocks its potential to impact and radically improve our lives"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593655719
  • Physical Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Life, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-249) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A Nightly Dose of Wonder -- We Have Evolved to Dream -- We Need Nightmares -- Erotic Dreams: The Embodiment of Desire -- Dreaming and Creativity: How Dreams Unlock the Creative Within -- Dreaming and Health: What Dreams Reveal About Our Wellbeing -- Lucid Dreams: A Hybrid of the Waking and Dreaming Minds -- How to Induce Lucid Dreams -- The Future of Dreaming -- The Interpretation of Dreams -- Conclusion: The Transcendent Power of Dreams.
Subject: Dreams.
Dream interpretation.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Oxford Library 612.821 JANDIAL (Text) 35740636068363 New Nonfiction Checked Out 07/05/2024

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