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

By Jeremy Taylor
Watching for mistaken literalism in dreams

What Dreams Are Made Of

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Hidden clues to fulfillment may exist in your dreams.

45 Quotes on Dreams

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn what the greats say about dreams.

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

By Nancy Kalish Ph.D.
Can science prevail in a world of reality TV?

Psychology Must Catch Up on Synesthesia Research

By Maureen Seaberg
Synesthesia—not marginalized any longer

Scrooge's Spiritual Redemption: How the Unconscious Heals

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Pay close attention to your dreams this Christmas eve.

Dreams and Reality

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
Dreaming intersects with waking life.

INCEPTION: Art, Dream and Reality

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
A cinematic meditation on the elusive nature of reality.

Love and suffering

By Gordon S Livingston M.D.
You are, at last, good enough.

Redefining Reality: Psychology, Science and Solipsism

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Reality may not be as objective as we once believed.