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The Conscious Exploration of Dreaming: Discovering How We Create and Control Our Dreams based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Most books about Lucid Dreams are found in the New Age section of the book store. If this has stopped you from exploring the fascinating world of Lucid Dreaming then I highly recommend The Conscious Exploration of Dreaming. Janice and Jay Volgelsong have written a voluminous book about Lucid Dreams. They examine popular scientific and occult theory with a critical eye. Heavily referenced, their book is grounded in their own personal research, experience and observation. If you have been curious about where dreams come from you will find satisfying answers in their book.
In this book, my wife Janice Brooks and I flesh out an alternate theory of dream generation based on the experience we and our friend Ruth Sacksteder gained from the experiments we performed in our dreams. We could all dream lucidly, which means with the awareness that we were dreaming, so we tried all kinds of mental gymnastics to see how they affected dream content. We were able to gain a large degree of dream control in this manner, which implies dreamers create their dreams from moment to moment as they dream them through applying the perceptual habits learned in the real world. This explains many observable characteristics of dreams in a manner much simpler and more plausible than psychoanalytic, folkloric, occultist, and other popular theories.