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Dreaming as play

Humphrey, Nicholas (2000) Dreaming as play. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23 (6). p. 953. ISSN 0140-525X

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Dreaming can provide a marvelous opportunity for the “playful” exploration of dramatic events. But the chance to learn to deal with danger is only a small part of it. More important is the chance to discover what it is like to be the subject of strange but humanly significant mental states.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 2000 Cambridge University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS)
Research centres and groups > BIOS (Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society)
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2008 11:11

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