Non Lucid Dreaming

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Maya Chipana Suxo
WRD 104 SQ15
Formal Research Paper
On average the normal person sleeps around one third of his or her life. However, we put little to none attention to our sleep and dreams. Ever since we were born we experience dreaming and we are affected by them, but over time we start paying less attention to dreaming. This means we are literally ignoring around one third of our lives, but little do we know that we can actually do something meaningful with part of this time we spend on sleeping by lucid dreaming.
A lucid dream is a dream where the person is aware he is dreaming. Instances of waking up immediately on realising that one is dreaming do not count as lucid dreams. While lucid dreaming can be learnt, it also occurs spontaneously. …show more content…

Arno F. Wittig, Psychologist and Author of the book Schaum's outline of theory and problems of introduction to psychology explains that this happens especially with children that have gone through that and surprisingly found out that not everybody does this. The kid might think he is the only one in the world who does this and feel alienated. But of course, this is easily resolved by simply informing the person or most commonly the person will look for an explanation and will find it through a person or the …show more content…

And maybe in the long run, start to mix and confuse real life and dreams. Like the example of someone finding something in the dream but in real life it is still lost, but the person is tricked by his dream memory.
Even though this is a fairly good point, mixing memories from reality and lucid dreams is not different from mixing memories from reality and normal dreams. So the lucidity of the dream doesn’t make it any less (or more) confusing.
Admittedly some of the cons of lucid dreaming are valid but only to certain degree rather than absolutely. Likewise there has been numerous research conducted for the possible benefits lucid dreaming could have to people’s lives. It is especially relevant to consider that even though lucid dreaming had become more popular among the last decade, it hasn’t reached the point where several fields of study have taken it into account. Nonetheless some have, and have portrayed their findings with the hope society starts using it as a tool rather than ignoring it.
Benefits of lucid dreaming
It enhances and improves motor

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