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Annotated Biibliography (as of April 24, 2013) Gabriel Begun WR150 Essay 3: On Lucid Dreaming (working title) Note:

I will only comment on the 6 sources that have been most relevant to my paper. Many of my sources I have used for small pieces of information and are not paticularly relevant to my topic Aserinsky, E. & Kleitman, N. (2003). Regularly Occurring Periods of Eye Motility, and Concomitant Phenomena, During Sleep. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. Retreived from http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleID=101837 Aserinsky and Kleitman where the first who identified REM sleep. Without their work, most of our current understanding of dreams and their physical manifestations would be void. Although this essay does not provide esscential information to my paper, it is important to aknowledge the turning point for dream research. This essay was originaly published in 1953 Barrett, D. (1987). Flying Dreams and Lucidity: An Empirical Study of their Relationship. Retreived from http://library.macewan.ca/lucidity/Issue6_2/LL6_2_Barrett.htm Coalson, B. (1995). Nightmare help: Treatment of trauma survivors with PTSD. Psychotherapy, 32(3), 381-388 Green, C. (1994). Lucid Dream. New York, NY: Routledge. Hobson, A. (2009). REM sleep and dreaming: towards a theory of protoconsciousness. Nature Review, 10. 803-813. doi:10.1038/nrn2716 Hobston talks about the relation between different states of conciousness and brain activity. Hobson also presents his AIM model in which he maps the different concious states according to three values. This source is paticularly of interest because it gives a great explanation of how waking vs REM vs NREM states are distinguished. Hobson also discusses what a lucid dream is from a conciousness point of view. Huford, D. (1989). The Terror That Comes in the Night: An Experience-Centered Study of

Supernatural Assault Traditions. Phyladelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press Kellog, E.W. (1989). A personal Experience in Lucid Dream Healing. Lucidity Letter, 8. Retreived from http://www.sawka.com/spiritwatch/a_personal_experience_in_lucid_d.htm LaBerge, S. (1980). Lucid dreaming: an exploratory study of consciousness during sleep. Ph.D thesis, Standford University. 1980 University Microfilms No. 80-24, 691 LaBerge, S. (1989) Healing Through Lucid Dreaming. Lucidity Letter, 8. Retreived from http://www.sawka.com/spiritwatch/healing_through_lucid_dreaming.htm LaBerge, S. (1993). Lucidity Research, Past And Future. NightLight. Retreived from http://www.lucidity.com/NL53.ResearchPastFuture.html LaBerge presents in this essay a summary of all his previous work. He also talks about were he hopes his research will take him. In paticular, LaBerge talks about how he cunducts his research (by the use of eye movement signals), how time flow duing a dream and the way the body works during sleep. LaBerge, S. (2007) Lucid Dreaming. In Barret, D. & McNamara, P (Eds.), The New Science of Dreaming. (pp 305-328). Westport CT; Prager Publishers. This essay underlies the core of my paper. Similarliy to his 1993 eassay, LaBerge sumarizes the results of his research. The essay discusses everything from lucid dreaming techniques (WILD and DILD) to lucid dreaming experiences. The reality and vivity of a dream is explored as well as time flow during dreams and REM are also discussed. Spoormaker VI, van den Bout J (2006). Lucid dreaming treatment for nightmares: a pilot study. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 75 (6). 389394. doi:10.1159/000095446. Tholley, P. (1989). Applications of Lucid Dreaming in Sports. Lucidity Letter, 8. Retreived from http://www.sawka.com/spiritwatch/applications_of_lucid_dreaming_i.html Tholley is a German psycologyst who did great work relating sports and lucid dreaming. In this

essay Tholley explains how lucid dreaming can be used by athleets to enchance their skills. Tholley claims taht lucid dreaming allows you to experience a world where you have full control of everything that sorrounds you and by extention, a platfrom where you can practice your skills or even learn new ones without the risk of getting hurt. Lucid dreams can also help overcome one's fear because of the lack of danger that prevails in them. Turner, R. (n.d.) Dream Yoga: Lucid Dreaming in Tibetan Buddhism. Retreived from http://www.world-oflucid-dreaming.com/dream-yoga.html Turner, R. (n.d.). The benefits of Lucid Dreaming. Retreived from http://www.world-of-lucid-dreaming.com/benefits-of-lucid-dreaming.html Waggoner, R. (2003). A Look at Lucid Dreams and Healing. Lucid Dreaming Experience. Retreived from http://www.dreaminglucid.com/articlehealing.html