Problem solving: waking and dreaming.

@article{Cartwright1974ProblemSW,
  title={Problem solving: waking and dreaming.},
  author={Rosalind D Cartwright},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={1974},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={451-5}
}
To test whether problem-solving ability is either quantitively or qualitatively superior following an interval of sleep including dreaming than it is following an equal interval of waking time, student subjects were tested on matched problems before and after these two conditions on three problem types: crossword puzzles, Remote Associates Tests, and Thematic Apperception Test story completions. These were predicted to show the effects of dreaming in increasing order. Only the story endings… CONTINUE READING

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