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Morrison (2013): Coming to Grips with REM Sleep in the 1960s

Morrison_JHN_1-16_2013_REM-historical Coming to Grips with a “New” State of Consciousness: The Study of Rapid-Eye-Movement Sleep in the 1960s ADRIAN R. MORRISON The recognition of rapid-eye-movement sleep (REM) and its association with dreaming in 1953 by Aserinsky and Kleitman opened a new world … Continue reading

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Saletin (2013): Brain correlates of sleep oscillations

Saletin_NI_83_658-668_2013_spindles-brain-correlates Structural brain correlates of human sleep oscillations Sleep is strongly conserved within species, yet marked and perplexing inter-individual differences in sleep physiology are observed. Combining EEG sleep recordings and high-resolution structural brain imaging, here we demonstrate that the morphology of the … Continue reading

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Nielsen & Kuiken (2013) just published

Nielsen_CC_22_975-986_2013_Relationships-between-non-pathological-dream-enactment-and-mirror Dream-enacting behaviors (DEBs) are behavioral expressions of forceful dream images often occurring during sleep-to-wakefulness transitions. We propose that DEBs reflect brain activity underlying social cognition, in particular, motor-affective resonance generated by the mirror neuron system. We developed a Mirror Behavior Questionnaire (MBQ) … Continue reading

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Duval, McDuff & Zadra (2013)

Nightmare Frequency, Nightmare Distress, and Psychopathology in Female Victims of Childhood Maltreatment Duval_JNMD_201_767-772_2013_NM-sex-abuse

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Nielsen, Powell & Kuiken (2013) just published

Nielsen_CC_22_1181-1188_2013_Nightmare-frequency-is-related-to-a-propensity We previously reported that college students who indicated engaging in frequent dreamenacting behaviors also scored high on a new measure of mirror behaviors, which is the propensity to imitate another person’s emotions or actions. Since dream-enacting behaviors are frequently the culmination of … Continue reading

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Lara-Carrasco, et al (2013): Maternal representations in the dreams of pregnant women

Maternal representations in the dreams of pregnant women: a prospective comparative study Jessica Lara-Carrasco1,2, Valérie Simard3, Kadia Saint-Onge1,2, Vickie Lamoureux-Tremblay1,2 and Tore Nielsen1,4* Lara-Carrasco_FiP_4_1-13_2013_Maternal-representations.pdf

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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep? | Video on TED.com

http://www.ted.com/talks/russell_foster_why_do_we_sleep.html

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