lucid dream

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lucid dream

A dream that can be induced or controlled and is characterized by the dreamer being aware that he or she is dreaming.
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Although many techniques already exist for inducing lucid dreams, previous studies have reported low success rates.
USA], Oct 20 (ANI): A new research can help increase your chances of having lucid dreams.
The return of his estranged mother only complicates matters, as do his increasingly more frequent lucid dreams.
Also covered are lucid dreams, hypnosis and the importance of dreaming for memory.
Neuroscientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry have compared brain structures of frequent lucid dreamers and participants who never or only rarely have lucid dreams.
Several years ago, I started spontaneously having lucid dreams, dreams in which you become aware that you are dreaming, consciously interacting with dream characters, choosing what to say and how to react, and steering the dream in directions desired.
Lucid dreamers are likely to be active in their lucid dreams, and aim to accomplish different actions, such as flying, talking with dream characters or sex, yet they are not always able to remember their intentions and successfully execute them," the researchers mentioned in the study.
People who have lucid dreams talk of "waking up" within a dream and being able, for instance, to fly at will or manipulate the imaginary world around them.
In one of Loewenberg's own lucid dreams, she walked through her childhood home and encountered a strange-looking woman with undefined features and alien eyes, who told her, "You need to paint.
He relies on that power to write, often crafting lyrics in the middle of the night after having one of his recurring, lucid dreams, including, lie says, a nightmare where he's attacked by hooded creatures in a strange temple in the woods.
The third type is lucid dreams, in which one is aware of dreaming.
The researchers are also studying whether they can help to induce lucid dreams, which is a state when you are conscious that you are dreaming and try to control the dreams.