Homing in on consciousness: Why is a dream conscious?

@article{Porte2016HomingIO,
  title={Homing in on consciousness: Why is a dream conscious?},
  author={Helene Sophrin Porte},
  journal={The Behavioral and brain sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={
          e192
        }
}
Morsella et al. argue convincingly that consciousness is for adaptive voluntary action. What, then, is consciousness in a dream for? Two prior questions present themselves. In a dream, how do contents get into the conscious field? What are the properties of consciousness in a dream? 
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