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Dreams [2 Volumes]: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture Hardcover – 11 January 2019
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Whether good or bad and whether we remember them or not, each night every one of us dreams. But what biological or psychological function do dreams serve? What do these vivid images and strange storylines mean? How have psychologists, religions, and society at large interpreted dreams, and how can a closer examination of our dreams provide useful insights?
Dreams: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture presents a holistic view of dreams and the dreaming experience that answers these and many other questions. Divided thematically, this two-volume book examines the complex and often misunderstood subject of dreaming through a variety of lenses. This collection is written by a large and diverse team of experts and edited by leading members of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) but remains an approachable and accessible introduction to this captivating topic for all readers.
...especially useful for focused research on any dream related topic; the text is extensively researched, well written, and thoroughly documented...A very worthwhile addition to collections in dream and consciousness studies.-- "
An approachable, scholarly work on a topic that many find fascinating, this encyclopedia will appeal to both public and academic communities in the hard and soft sciences.-- "
Recommended for high-school and college students, and accessible to general readers interested in studying dreams.-- "
About the Author
Robert J. Hoss, MS, is a director, international conference chair, and past president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). He also directs the DreamScience Foundation for research grants.
Katja Valli, PhD, is associate professor in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Skävde, Sweden, and senior researcher at the University of Turku, Finland. She is also research chair for the IASD.
Robert P. Gongloff, MA, has served as secretary, board chair, and president of IASD, and has hosted three international dream conferences. He has led dream study groups, dream workshops, and weekend retreats for more than 30 years.
- Publisher : Greenwood (11 January 2019)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 823 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1440856168
- ISBN-13 : 978-1440856167
- Dimensions : 18.42 x 6.35 x 26.04 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 550,435 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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