13th November 2009
Link reblogged from psychology notes. with 29 notes
Well this IS interesting, and requires further reading…
“This tells me that there are these two systems, and that in fact they can be running at the same time.”
Researchers have a way to go before they can confirm or fill out this working hypothesis. But the payoffs could extend beyond a deeper understanding of the sleeping brain. People who struggle with schizophrenia suffer delusions of unknown origin. Dr. Hobson suggests that these flights of imagination may be related to an abnormal activation of a dreaming consciousness. “Let the dreamer awake, and you will see psychosis,” Jung said.