Jesse speaks with Dr. Deirdre Barrett, Author, Psychologist and world-leading dream expert. Dr. Barrett shares with us the ins and outs of lucid dreaming – what lucidity is, how to achieve it, and how the ability can be used as part of our cognitive toolkits.
We’ll also hear about a newly developed early-detection method for Alzheimer’s disease, and find out why we should think twice before feeding children fast food.
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|0:40||What are lucid dreams?|
|1:44||This Week in Neuroscience: New Non-Invasive Method For Alzheimer's Detection|
|4:37||iTunes Review thank-yous (and a little heads-up!)|
|6:18||The Wahls Protocol by Dr. Terry Wahls – now in paperback!|
|6:46||Introduction to Dr. Deirdre Barrett and lucid dreaming|
|9:03||Are there any ways of knowing – from a scientific perspective – if someone is lucid dreaming?|
|10:47||Why don't we move while we sleep?|
|12:35||What's going on in the brains of sleepwalkers?|
|13:46||How to use lucid dreaming as a cognitive tool|
|15:42||Do people ever get "stuck" in lucid dreams?|
|17:30||Techniques to achieve lucidity|
|20:43||Differences in dream-state abilities based on expertise in waking life|
|22:02||What are dreams like for people who are born blind vs those who go blind later in life?|
|23:35||More cues and "reality checks" to help you realize you're dreaming|
|27:56||Time perception within dreams and REM sleep cycles|
|30:36||Can lucid dreaming lose its appeal?|
|32:57||Commonalities in people who can reach lucidity easily|
|34:07||Technical ways to induce lucidity during sleep|
|36:56||Jesse's "reality check" method|
|37:59||Ruthless Listener-Retention Gimmick: New Evidence That Fast Food Slows The Brain|