Questions about the scientific basis of the imagery and sensations that are experienced primarily during rapid eye movement sleep and occasionally during other stages as well.

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Bringing dreams to conscious awareness [closed]

Background: All of us have dreams at night, and I believe that all of us wonder how a dream of a lapse of seconds could convince our consciousness that this has taken the span of a lifetime. As far ...
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What did Jung's patient find out?

I'm reading Dreams by Carl Jung, and I couldn't understand a specific paragraph. Maybe I'm missing something so obvious that he didn't bother to write. It is the entry numbered 542: What did the ...
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How to calm someone having nightmares? [on hold]

If you notice someone is having nightmares (breathing fast, making noises, etc) how should you go about waking/calming them? I have tried a few gentle approaches but all of them have startled the ...
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Have there been any scientific experiments attempting to communicate with one's unconscious mind?

For the purposes of this question, I will define unconscious/subconscious as the parts of the human mind that are not normally available for introspection or control, but which are still involved in ...