Montag, 29. September 2014

Lucid Dreaming: New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep

Endlich ist mal ein lesenswertes neues Buch über das Klarträumen erschienen.  Auf 691 Seiten findet man die neuesten Erkenntnisse aus den unterschiedlichsten Disziplinen, Weltbildern und Herangehensweisen. Der Preis ist mit 108,95€ für die gebundene Ausgabe bzw. 74,26€ für die Kindle-Ausgabe schon etwas happig. Vielleicht findet man es früher oder später in der Unibücherei...

Aus der Buchbeschreibung bei Amazon:
The first set of its kind, Lucid Dreaming: New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep provides a comprehensive showcase of the theories, research, and direct experience that serve to illuminate how certain people can maintain conscious awareness while dreaming. The text is organized into two sections, covering science, psychology, and education; and religious traditions, creativity, and culture. Contributors to this two-volume work include top dream experts across the globe—scholars sharing knowledge gained from deep personal explorations and cutting-edge scientific investigations.Topics covered include the neuroscience of lucid dreaming, clinical uses of lucid dreaming in treating trauma, the secret history of lucid dreaming in English philosophy, and spiritual practices of lucid dreaming in Islam, Buddhism, and shamanic traditions. The work also addresses lucid dreaming in movies including The Matrix and literature such as the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien and explains how modern video gaming enhances lucidity. This set serves as an ideal text and reference work for school libraries and academic courses in anthropology, psychology, religious studies, and cognitive science as well as for graduate-level study in holistic education—an increasingly popular specialization.

(Vielen Dank an Christoph Gassmann, der das Inhaltsverzeichnis im Klartraumforum veröffentlicht hat)

Volume 1 - Science, Psychology and Education

Foreword by Stephen LaBerge
1. Lucid Dreaming by the Numbers - Kelly Bulkeley
2. A Neurobiological Model of Lucid Dreaming - Ursula Voss and Georg Voss
3. Lucid Dreaming in Psychotherapy - Brigitte Holzinger
4. Lucid Dreaming as Sleep Meditation - James F. Pagel
5. The Science of Lucid Dream Induction - Tadas Stumbrys and Daniel Erlacher
6. Memory, Meaning and Imagination in Lucid Dreaming - Lee Irwin
7. Educational Frontiers of Training Lucid Dreamers - Tim Post
8. Lucid Surrender and Jung's Alchemical Coniunctio - Mary Ziemer
9. Clinical Application of Lucid Dreaming Therapy
10. Learning the Depth of Lucid Dreaming - Robert Waggoner
11. A Hero's Journey: Myths and Dreams of Ecopsychological Becoming - Jorge Conesa-Sevilla
12. A Deeper Inquiry into the Association between Lucid Dreams and Video Game Play - Jane Gackenbach and Harry T. Hunt
13. Sleep Paralysis, Lucid Dreams and the Non-physical - David J. Hufford
14. Unearthing the Paleolithic Mind in Lucid Dreams - Ryan Hurd
15. A Non-dual Perspective on the Queston of Dream Control - G. Scott Sparrow

Volume 2 - Religion, Creativity and Culture

1. Tibetan Buddhist Dream Yoga and the Limits of Western Psychology - Eleanor Rosch
2. Cultural Contingency and the Varieties of Lucid Dreaming - Roger Ivar Lohmann and Shayne A.P. Dahl
3. Magic, Meditation and the Void: Creative Dimension of Lucid Dreaming - Clare R. Jonson
4. Dreamed Violence and Shamanic Transformation in Indigenous Nepal and Malaysia - Diana Riboli
5. Forgotten Perspectives on Lucid Dreaming from the Enlightemeent through the Early Twentieth Century - Chris Olsden
6. Wings over Numenor: Lucid Dreaming in the Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien - Curtiss Hoffman
7. Lucid Dreaming in Film and Cinema - Kelly Bulkeley and Bernhard Welt
8. A Dervish's Sojourn in the Realm of Lucid Dreams - Mehradad Fakour
9. Pathogenic Dream Lucidity? A Warning from Native Nordth America - Shayne A.P. Dahl
10. The Dream baut Everything: The Last Dreamers of the Dane-zaa - Robin Ridington
11. Hyperspace Lucidity and Creative Consciosness - Fariba Bogzaran
12. Kundalini and Non-duality in the Lucid Dreaming State - Ted Esser
13. Lucid Dreaming and the Sufis: Conflicts and Opportunities in the Modern West - A. Muhammad Ma'ruf
14. A Pilgrimage into Dreamless Sleep - George Gillespie
15. The Mystical Potential of Lucid Dreaming - Kenneth Kelzer

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