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  • Adams, K. (2005). Voices in my dream: Children’s interpretation of auditory messages in divine dreams. Dreaming, 15, 195–204.
  • Aston-Jones G., Gonzalez M., & Doran S. (2007). Role of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in arousal and circadian regulation of the sleep-wake cycle. In G.A. Ordway, M.A. Schwartz, & A. Frazer, Brain Norepinephrine: Neurobiology and Therapeutics. Cambridge UP.
  • Aumann, C., Lahl, O., & Pietrowsky, R. (2012). Relationship between dream structure, boundary structure and the Big Five personality dimensions. Dreaming, 22, 124–135.
  • Barrett, Deirdre (2007). An Evolutionary Theory of Dreams and Problem-Solving. In Barrett, D. L.; McNamara, P. The New Science of Dreaming, Volume III: Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives on Dreaming. New York, NY: Praeger/Greenwood.
  • Blagrove, M., Fouquet, N. C., Henley-Einion, J. A., Pace-Schott, E. F., Davies, A. C., Neuschaffer, J. L., & Turnbull, O. H. (2011). Assessing the dream-lag effect for REM and NREM stage 2 dreams. PLoS ONE, 6, e26708.
  • Blagrove, M., French, C. C., & Jones, G. (2006). Probabilistic reasoning, affirmative bias and belief in precognitive dreams. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 65–83.
  • Blagrove, M., Henley-Einion, J., Barnett, A., Edwards, D., & Seage, H. C. (2011). A replication of the 5–7 day dream-lag effect with comparison of dreams to future events as control for baseline matching. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 384–391.
  • Brandon, D. (2015) Dream interpretation for beginners: understand the wisdom of your sleeping mind. Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications.
  • Bulkeley, K., Broughton, B., Sanchez, A., & Stiller, J. (2005). Earliest remembered dreams. Dreaming, 15, 205–222.
  • Carr, M., Blanchette-Carrière, C., Solomonova, E., Paquette, T., & Nielsen, T. (2016) Intensified daydreams and nap dreams in frequent nightmare sufferers. Dreaming, 26(2).
  • Coutts, R (2008). “Dreams as modifiers and tests of mental schemas: an emotional selection hypothesis”. Psychological Reports. 102 (2): 561–574.
  • Duff, K. (2014). The secret life of sleep. London : Oneworld.
  • Edwards, C. L., Ruby, P. M., Malinowski, J. E., Bennett, P. D., & Blagrove, M. T. (2013). Dreaming and insight. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 979.
  • Godin, I., Montplaisir, J., & Nielsen, T. (2015). Dreaming and nightmares in REM sleep behavior disorder. Dreaming, 25(4).
  • Hobson, J.A. (2009) REM sleep and dreaming: towards a theory of protoconsciousness, Nature Reviews, 10(11).
  • Holececk, A. (2016) Dream yoga: illuminating your life through lucid dreaming and the Tibetan yogas of sleep. Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True.
  • Huffington, A. S. (2016). The sleep revolution: Transforming your life, one night at a time. New York: Random House.
  • Hurd, R. Bulkeley, K. (2014) Lucid dreaming: new perspectives on consciousness in sleep. Santa Barbara, California : Praeger.
  • Kushida, C. A. (2014). Evaluation of sleep complaints. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier.
  • LaBerge, S. (2014). Lucid dreaming: Paradoxes of dreaming consciousness. In E. Cardeña, S. Lynn, S. Krippner (Eds.), Varieties of anomalous experience: Examining the scientific evidence (2nd ed.) (pp. 145–173).
  • LaBerge, S. (2014). Lucid dreaming: Paradoxes of dreaming consciousness. In E. Cardeña, S. Lynn, S. Krippner (Eds.), Varieties of anomalous experience: Examining the scientific evidence (2nd ed.) (pp. 145–173). Washington, DC US: American Psychological Association.
  • Lambert, G. (2015). An after-dinner’s sleep. Indigo Dreams Publishing.
  • McNamara, P. (2016) Dreams and visions: how religious ideas emerge in sleep and dreams. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
  • McNamara, P., Ayala, R., & Minsky, A. (2014). REM sleep, dreams, and attachment themes across a single night of sleep: A pilot study. Dreaming, 24(4), 290-308.
  • Moorcroft, W. H. (2014). Understanding sleep and dreaming. Place of publication not identified: Springer.
  • Murkar, A. A., & Smith, C. T. (2014). Physiological measures of emotion in sleep mentation: A pilot study in research methods. Dreaming, 24(1), 48-56.
  • Nielsen, T. A., & Stenstrom, P. (2005). What are the memory sources of dreaming? Nature, 437, 1286–1289.
  • Takeuchi, Tomoka (June 2005). Dream mechanisms: Is REM sleep indispensable for dreaming?. Sleep & Biological Rhythms. 3 (2): 56–63.
  • Tsoukalas, I (2012). The origin of REM sleep: A hypothesis. Dreaming. 22 (4): 253–283.
  • Weil, A., O’Connor, S., Park, A., Begley, S., Sifferlin, A. (2015). The science of sleep: How rest works wonders: what kids need: the new dream therapy. New York: Time Inc. Books.
  • Yu, C. K. (2013). Lust, pornography, and erotic dreams. Dreaming, 23(3), 175-193.
  • Yu, C. K. (2014). Toward 100% dream retrieval by rapid-eye-movement sleep awakening: A high-density electroencephalographic study. Dreaming, 24(1), 1-17.
  • Yu, C. K. (2015). One hundred typical themes in most recent dreams, diary dreams, and dreams spontaneously recollected from last night. Dreaming, 25(3), 206-219.

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