Brain basis of self: self-organization and lessons from dreaming

@inproceedings{Kahn2013BrainBO,
  title={Brain basis of self: self-organization and lessons from dreaming},
  author={David Y Kahn},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2013}
}
Through dreaming, a different facet of the self is created as a result of a self-organizing process in the brain. Self-organization in biological systems often happens as an answer to an environmental change for which the existing system cannot cope; self-organization creates a system that can cope in the newly changed environment. In dreaming, self-organization serves the function of organizing disparate memories into a dream since the dreamer herself is not able to control how individual… CONTINUE READING

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