shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Oct 22nd - 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle, WA [AACAP]
Oct 22nd - Mental Health for All | Ahead by a Century: The Shape of Things to Come [CMHA]
Oct 24th - Symposium 2018 [Geneva Centre for Autism]
Oct 24th - Group Therapy: It's About Time [Canadian Group Psychotherapy Association]
Oct 25th - Lights, Camera, Action! CBT for Anxiety [Cognitive Workshops]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Reset
Robb, Alice
Houghton Mifflin / Hardcover / 2018-11-01 / 0544931211
Science / Forthcoming
reg price: $38.00 our price: 28.50 (may be subject to change)
272 pages
Not Yet Published

Science journalist and lucid dreamer Alice Robb explores fresh, revelatory research to uncover why we dream and how we can improve our dream life.

While on a research trip in Peru, science journalist Alice Robb became hooked on lucid dreaming. With practice, she mastered the uncanny phenomenon in which a sleeping person can realize that they’re dreaming and even control the dreamed experience. Finding these forays both puzzling and exhilarating, Robb dug deeper into the science of dreams at an extremely opportune moment: just as researchers began to discover why dreams exist. They aren’t just random events; they have clear purposes. In essence, we cannot learn without them, nor can we overcome psychic trauma.

Robb draws on fresh and forgotten research, as well as her experience and that of other dream experts, to show why dreams are vital to our emotional and physical health. She explains how we can remember our dreams better—and why we should. She traces the intricate links between dreaming and creativity, and even offers advice on how we can relish the intense adventure of lucid dreaming for ourselves.

Why We Dream is a clear-eyed, cutting-edge examination of the meaning and purpose of our nightly visions and a guide to changing our dream lives in order to make our waking lives richer, healthier, and happier.

About the Author:

Alice Robb is a writer in Brooklyn. She writes a column for New York’s “Science of Us,” and has contributed to Elle, The New Statesman, Foreign Policy and The New Republic, where she was a staff writer. Before that, she studied Archaeology and Anthropology at Oxford.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2014

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Forthcoming
Raincoast
Science