Lucid dreaming and ventromedial versus dorsolateral prefrontal task performance.

@article{Neider2011LucidDA,
  title={Lucid dreaming and ventromedial versus dorsolateral prefrontal task performance.},
  author={Michelle Neider and Edward F. Pace-Schott and Erica L Forselius and Brian Pittman and Peter T. Morgan},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={234-44}
}
Activity in the prefrontal cortex may distinguish the meta-awareness experienced during lucid dreams from its absence in normal dreams. To examine a possible relationship between dream lucidity and prefrontal task performance, we carried out a prospective study in 28 high school students. Participants performed the Wisconsin Card Sort and Iowa Gambling tasks, then for 1 week kept dream journals and reported sleep quality and lucidity-related dream characteristics. Participants who exhibited a… CONTINUE READING
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