Modern man rarely gets the chance to sleep properly. Most of the day passes in a rush, and not so much time remains for the renewal of energy. Americans decided that we should not waste our time. While you are sleeping, you also can learn something. Researchers at Yale University are developing a program that allows you to learn and get a variety of skills in your sleep.
But this is not about an ordinary night’s rest. There is a special altered state of consciousness, in which a person thinks he is having a dream. It is called lucid dreaming. Its special feature is that at this point people can control their actions and events in a dream. Many people can have dreams during the day, and six of ten people have experienced lucid dreaming at least once in their life.
You can spontaneously enter in this state from ordinary sleep. There is also a special technique of hypnosis, which is often used by scientists in their research. It is believed that it is possible to learn to sleep “consciously”. Special exercises and a lot of practice can make you dream whatever you want.
This interesting state of consciousness attracted a group of psychologists led by Peter Morgan. They conducted a series of experiments in which volunteers were immersed in a lucid dream and asked to perform various tasks. The results read more