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More on sleep: what we know and what we don’t. Plus a hint on the big mysteries of human nature.

If you are not a new comer, you probably know that sleep is one of my favourite subjects. I like sleeping, but my fascination is not the result of this fact alone. It’s more than that: neuroscience is actually getting

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Dreaming and Sleeping: a follow up on Threat Simulation Theory

My previous post on dreaming and sleeping briefly described Revonsuo’s Threat Simulation Theory (TST) and proposed a possible extension. In short, I was struck by the general idea: dreams are useful to rehearse crucial skills, and wondered why Prof. Revonsuo

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Posted in Evolutionary Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychology

Dreaming and Sleeping, getting closer to an explanation

This post is a quick (gut) reaction to an article recently revised (republished?) on Psychology Today: Dreams Decoded, thanks are due to Edward Craig for tweeting it. A large part of the article is devoted to Revonsuo’s threat simulation theory

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