I can control a computer with my mind – from inside a dream | Michelle Carr – New Scientist

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2120995-i-can-control-a-computer-with-my-mind-from-inside-a-dream/

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New Korean sci-fi thriller depicts father tracking down his missing boy in lucid dream

Lucid dreaming is an elusive state in which you consciously know you are dreaming. Unlike a regular dream where there is no control over what you experience, a lucid dream offers you the possibility to control your surroundings.

Source: New Korean sci-fi thriller depicts father tracking down his missing boy in lucid dream

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The Connection Between REM (dreaming), Memory and Survival

Source: The Connection Between REM, Memory and Survival | Van Winkle’s

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Poe (2017): Sleep Is for Forgetting | Journal of Neuroscience

An interesting follow-up to the Crick and Mitchison theory

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PDF: poe-2017-sleep-is-for-forgetting

It is possible that one of the essential functions of sleep is to take out the garbage, as it were, erasing and “forgetting” information built up throughout the day that would clutter the synaptic network that defines us. It may also be that this cleanup function of sleep is a general principle of neuroscience, applicable to every creature with a nervous system. # {#article-title-106}

Source: Sleep Is for Forgetting | Journal of Neuroscience

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Effective Writing | Learn Science at Scitable

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Here is a useful summary of effective scientific writing tips from the Nature website; lots of answers to common questions (e.g., when to use ‘three’ and when to use ‘3’).

Effective writing is clear, accurate, and concise. When you are writing a paper, strive to write in a straightforward way. Construct sentences that reflect your ideas, choose appropriate verbs and use them well, and attend to the more mechanical aspects of writing in English.

Source: Effective Writing | Learn Science at Scitable

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Sci Am Mind piece on nightmares and suicide by Michelle Carr

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So can zapping the brain really induce lucid dreams? | dream studies portal

So can zapping the brain really induce lucid dreams? | dream studies portal from Ryan Hurd’s Tweet

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