A Supplement to Self-Organization Theory of Dreaming

@inproceedings{Zhang2016AST,
  title={A Supplement to Self-Organization Theory of Dreaming},
  author={Wei Zhang},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2016}
}
Kahn and Hobson (1993) proposed that dreams are a product of self-organization of brain during sleep. As a complex system far from equilibrium state, the dreaming brain may form a new pattern by the interaction between components within this system. At REM sleep stage, signals from neuronal clusters self-organize and form image fragments, then the image fragments interact and produce images, and finally thesematerials are associated into a relatively continuous narrative (i.e., dreams). This… CONTINUE READING

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