Why We Dream

Why We Dream

We dream to keep our brains diverted so our bodies can recharge. No—we dream to process experience and even rehearse survival strategies. Dreams mean something. Or do they? Science is still trying to figure out this most basic human mystery.

"I" in the World of Dreams

Watching for mistaken literalism in dreams

What Dreams Are Made Of

Hidden clues to fulfillment may exist in your dreams.

45 Quotes on Dreams

Learn what the greats say about dreams.

Lost Love Dreams: A "Sign," or Only A Dream?

Can science prevail in a world of reality TV?

Psychology Must Catch Up on Synesthesia Research

Synesthesia—not marginalized any longer

Scrooge's Spiritual Redemption: How the Unconscious Heals

Pay close attention to your dreams this Christmas eve.

Dreams and Reality

Dreaming intersects with waking life.

INCEPTION: Art, Dream and Reality

A cinematic meditation on the elusive nature of reality.

Love and suffering

You are, at last, good enough.

Redefining Reality: Psychology, Science and Solipsism

Reality may not be as objective as we once believed.