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Why can't Batman read in his dream?

Why can’t Batman read in his dream?

Can you read in dreams? The creators of 'Batman, The Animated Series' obviously didn’t think so. In episode 26, 'Perchance to Dream', Batman concludes he must be dreaming when he suddenly is unable to read text. But they were mistaken. Though most people have difficulty performing rational tasks like reading in their dreams, some people...
De week in dromen / The week in dreams - week 1 en 2

De week in dromen / The week in dreams – week 1 en 2

Waarover droomden we zoal in de eerste twee weken van het jaar? Twitteraars doen verslag. Een piepkleine selectie. / What did we dream about in the first two weeks of the year? Tweeps reported. A small selection...
Creative dreaming: Sweet Home Alabama

Creative dreaming: Sweet Home Alabama

We dream as we are. So musicians often tell me they dream in music. An example of dream inspired music that you may not be familiar with is the creation of the guitar solos from the hit American Country Rock song “Sweet Home Alabama” by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Why do we dream of deceased loved ones?

Why do we dream of deceased loved ones?

Sleeping and dreaming play a vital part in mental processing. So it would stand to reason that when you have a lot to deal with, your dreams reflect this. Grieving isn't confined to the day, and maybe it can be even stronger in the night, because when the world is silent there is time for...
Review: DreamsCloud, DreamBoard and Shadow

Review: DreamsCloud, DreamBoard and Shadow

Recently, I’ve been testing the two biggest dream diary apps: DreamBoard, and DreamsCloud. Both are supported by an online website, are developed with the input of dream experts, and are usable online without smart phone. As a bonus I looked into the dream app promised for later this year: Shadow.