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1.4. How do external stimuli affect my dreams?




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This article is from the Dreaming FAQ, by "Lars Rune Foleide" larsrune@sf.telia.no .

1.4. How do external stimuli affect my dreams?

Your senses never rest. Whatever input you get from hearing, vision,
smell, touch or taste may be incorporated into your dream. You may
have dreamed that your alarm clock is ringing in your dream, while it
is really ringing in the physical world too. This is how lucid
dreaming devices work. They give your signals as light or sounds that
you have to train yourself to recognize. But it can go the other way
around too. While dreaming lucidly you can command yourself to talk
while dreaming. This way you can record your dream while it is
occurring. Having a tape recorder that turns it self on when you speak
comes in handy. You can also train yourself to move your eyes in a
certain pattern.


 

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