A Theory of Lucid Dreams and OBEs

  • Sue Blackmore


Lucid dreams have much in common with out-of-body experiences, or OBEs. Harvey Irwin has described, elsewhere in this book, the empirical evidence for similarities and statistical relationships between the two experiences. I believe these relationships are important: so much so that any theory of one experience must also be able to account for the other.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sue Blackmore
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  1. 1.Brain and Perception LaboratoryUniversity of BristolBristolEngland

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