The Dreaming Brain by J. Allan Hobson

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A Harvard Medical School psychiatrist and neuroscientist shows how dream science draws on psychology and neurobiology to provide new insight into the nature of the human mind.
 

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J. Allan Hobson is Director of the Neurophysiology and Sleep Laboratory and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Widely considered the world's leading expert on sleep research, he is the author of The Dreaming Brain, The Chemistry of Conscious States, Sleep, Dreaming as Delirium: Howthe Brain Goes Out of Its Mind, and Consciousness.
 
Published March 1, 1988 by Basic Books. 336 pages
Genres: Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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``Dismissing both Freudian and Jungian dream analysis as unscientific, Hobson claims dreams are the vast maintenance task of the brain . In his physiological theory, sensory and motor signals generate

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Dismissing both Freudian and Jungian dream analysis as unscientific, Hobson claims dreams are the vast maintenance task of the brain, an enormously complex information processing machine. In his physi

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