Lucid Dreaming as Metacognition: Implications for Cognitive Science

  title={Lucid Dreaming as Metacognition: Implications for Cognitive Science},
  author={T. Kahan and S. Laberge},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
Abstract Evidence of reflective awareness and metacognitive monitoring during REM sleep dreaming poses a significant challenge to the commonly held view of dream cognition as necessarily deficient relative to waking cognition. To date, dream metacognition has not received the theoretical or experimental attention it deserves. As a result, discussions of dream cognition have been underrepresented in theoretical accounts of consciousness. This paper argues for using a converging measures approach… Expand
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