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Types of dreams

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    Bettina H.
    PH
    Bettina H.

    A daydream is an altered state of consciousness where there is a change in brain wave patterns. - QUESTION: What do we call these brain waves when a person daydreams? Beta or Alpha? What brain waves does a person have for lucid dreams, wherein they can control their dreams storyline?

    Lori R.
    US
    Lori R.

    Lucid dreaming. I can relate with that. When I see my father in a dream I have the "I am dreaming" realization and I stay calm in my dream so it won't end and wait to see where he will take me and what is on his mind. He died. My aunt is the same scenario. But my nephew passed away Sept 23. I saw him in a dream this past week. We were working together painting the house where we both grew up. Burnt sienna was the color I was quite concerned about my clothes and the paint on my new boots. I never realized I was dreaming. It turned into a nightmare as he slipped away absorbed into the house he died in the dream.

    Nur Ashikeen Binti I.
    MY
    Nur Ashikeen Binti I.

    very interesting

    Peter Awuni A.
    GH
    Peter Awuni A.

    What type of intervention is can be used to treat night dream?

    Maria S.
    GB
    Maria S.

    Can people control their dreams

    Darrell L.
    US
    Darrell L.

    Lucid dreaming is an unusual feeling. It definitely gives a feeling and sense of control in a situation (dream) which is often times uncontrollable. I can see this as a good therapeutic tactic because if a person dreams of the situation they were in where there was trauma and is able to alter results and the series of events, this could give them a feeling of control over their circumstances.

    Berton J.
    VU
    Berton J.

    This is interesting...I know someone who sleep walks...

    Tamekia Dominquie T.
    US
    Tamekia Dominquie T.

    Daydreaming is also when a person is not focused with what's going on around them.

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> Types of dreams Types of dreams A daydream is an altered state of consciousness where there is a change in brain wave patterns. The person is awake and experiences thoughts, images and sensations that are usually positive and pleasant in nature. The person has some control over daydreams and they have some positive effects such as: a way of relieving anxiety helping to keep mentally alert helping to solve problems increasing creativity A night dream is also an altered state of consciousness. They may be positive or negative and usually people have little control over their contents. Dreams in REM sleep tend to be more emotional and story-like in quality compared to dreaming in NREM sleep. NREM dreaming is more like thinking. Lucid dreaming is when a person is aware that they are dreaming and is able to direct the action in the dream; the person has control over the sequence of events in the dream. This has been used as a therapeutic technique where the dreamer attempts to change the negative ending of the dream to overcome a traumatic event.

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    Now i understand something i have experienced.

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