Can huperzine A give you lucid dreams? A self-experiment.

There are lots of herbs and substances that have been said to enhance dreaming in some way. I’ve experimented with a few of these myself, like galantamine and mugwort. Over the last couple of years, I’ve been hearing more and more about huperzine A as a potential lucid dream enhancer, so I decided to experimentContinue reading “Can huperzine A give you lucid dreams? A self-experiment.”

“The Psychology of Dreaming” – almost there!

After several years of being in the works, my book The Psychology of Dreaming is almost here! This website will accompany the book – as well as the “Glossary of Dreamy Terms”, this site contains some extra information about dream psychology for those who like a little extra info. The book will be available inContinue reading ““The Psychology of Dreaming” – almost there!”

Where do banished thoughts go? Into your dreams, of course…

When we have thoughts that make us feel uncomfortable, a natural response is to try hard not to think about them. What happens to those banished thoughts – can they really just disappear? According to psychoanalytic theory, these thoughts come back and haunt us in our dreams, sometimes in symbolic ways. But in recent years, oneirologistsContinue reading “Where do banished thoughts go? Into your dreams, of course…”

Welcome to Oneirology.co.uk!

Welcome to oneirology.co.uk, a website dedicated to the research, study, experimentation, and exploration of dreams. This site will become a repository for all things dreaming – summaries of scientific experiments, historical accounts of dream research, pages dedicated to explaining what we know about various sleep and dream phenomena (such as lucid dreaming, sleep paralysis, nightmare treatment,Continue reading “Welcome to Oneirology.co.uk!”