Dreaming and the brain: Toward a cognitive neuroscience of conscious states

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (6):793-842; 904-1018; 1083-1121 (2000)
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Sleep researchers in different disciplines disagree about how fully dreaming can be explained in terms of brain physiology. Debate has focused on whether REM sleep dreaming is qualitatively different from nonREM (NREM) sleep and waking. A review of psychophysiological studies shows clear quantitative differences between REM and NREM mentation and between REM and waking mentation. Recent neuroimaging and neurophysiological studies also differentiate REM, NREM, and waking in features with phenomenological implications. Both evidence and theory suggest that there are isomorphisms between the phenomenology and the physiology of dreams. We present a three-dimensional model with specific examples from normally and abnormally changing conscious states. Key Words: consciousness; dreaming; neuroimaging; neuromodulation; NREM; phenomenology; qualia; REM; sleep
Keywords *Consciousness States  *Dreaming  *NREM Sleep  *REM Sleep  Cognition
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X00003976
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