Book Volume 3 2014

Dream Consciousness

Allan Hobson’s New Approach to the Brain and Its Mind

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ISBN: 978-3-319-07295-1 (Print) 978-3-319-07296-8 (Online)

Table of contents (44 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. The William James Lectures on Dream Consciousness

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      Introduction

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      Pages 9-28

      Lecture I: Psychology

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      Pages 29-49

      Lecture II: Physiology

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      Pages 51-79

      Lecture III: Philosophy

  3. Commentaries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-86

      Do You Still Hold to an Activation Only Theory of the REM Sleep-Dreaming Correlation?

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      Pages 87-89

      What Is the Most Promising Avenue to New Understanding of the Sleep-Learning Process?

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      Pages 91-93

      Are You Convinced That Dreaming Is A Conscious State?

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      Pages 95-100

      Your PET Studies Demonstrate Major Differences Between REM Sleep and Waking. How Do You Conceive of These Differences in Relation to Theories of Waking and Dreaming Consciousness?

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      Pages 101-109

      How Does Your Formulation of Lesion-Induced States of Diminished Consciousness Fit with AIM? Do You Suppose That Brain Stem Damage Affects Activation (A) and Modulation (M)?

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      Pages 111-112

      Does Your “Feeling of What Happens” Definition of Consciousness Extend to Dreaming? If So, How Do You Conceptualize Internally Generated FWHs?

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      Pages 113-117

      What Is Dreaming for, If Anything?

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      Pages 119-122

      Your Interest in Sleep and Memory Posits a Semantic Learning Function to NREM Sleep. What Are Your Views of Associative Memory Enhancement by REM?

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      Pages 123-129

      Your Imaging Group Has Coined the Term ‘Dream Imaging.’ Please Summarize the Concept in Relation to Dream Theory

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      Pages 131-132

      Do You Think That Scientific Psychology Has a Place for the Study of Dreaming? In Other Words, Do You Accept Introspection as Scientifically Useful?

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      Pages 133-136

      What Does Your Theory of Hallucinosis Make of Dream Experience? Do Both Reveal the Operation of Internal Image Generator Mechanisms in the Brain?

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      Pages 137-142

      Please Comment on the Predictive Tenet of the Protoconsciousness Hypothesis. Is This Idea Consistent with the Helmholtzian Model of Free Energy That You Are Developing?

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      Pages 143-148

      How Does the Protoconsciousness Concept of Dreaming Fit with Your Model of the Animal Mind? Do Dogs, Parrots, and Monkeys “Think” Without Words?

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      Pages 149-151

      How Does the New Protoconsciousness Hypothesis Fit with Your Own Concept of the Cognitive Unconscious?

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      Pages 153-155

      Does Morrisson’s PGO Wave/Startle Hypothesis Help Us Explain Such Robust Dream Features as Surprise and Scene Shift?

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      Pages 157-158

      Emotion Appears To Be Generated in REM Sleep in the Absence of Sensory Input. How Does This Finding Fit with Your Stimulus-Response Model of Emotion?

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