Dreams: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture [2 volumes]

Robert J. Hoss, Katja Valli Ph.D., Robert P. Gongloff
ABC-CLIO, 11.01.2019 - 823 Seiten

Whether good or bad and whether we remember them or not, each night every one of us dreams. But what biological or psychological function do dreams serve? What do these vivid images and strange storylines mean? How have psychologists, religions, and society at large interpreted dreams, and how can a closer examination of our dreams provide useful insights?

Dreams: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture presents a holistic view of dreams and the dreaming experience that answers these and many other questions. Divided thematically, this two-volume book examines the complex and often misunderstood subject of dreaming through a variety of lenses. This collection is written by a large and diverse team of experts and edited by leading members of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) but remains an approachable and accessible introduction to this captivating topic for all readers.


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Understanding Biology Psychology and Culture Volume 2
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Robert J. Hoss, MS, is a director, international conference chair, and past president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). He also directs the DreamScience Foundation for research grants.

Katja Valli, PhD, is associate professor in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Skävde, Sweden, and senior researcher at the University of Turku, Finland. She is also research chair for the IASD.

Robert P. Gongloff, MA, has served as secretary, board chair, and president of IASD, and has hosted three international dream conferences. He has led dream study groups, dream workshops, and weekend retreats for more than 30 years.

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