Today Show: Flying and confronting witches: How lucid dreaming improves wellbeing
“We know we can’t fly. It is so unbelievable that you realize in your dream, ‘Oh, [I] must be dreaming,’” says Dr. Raj Dasgupta, an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
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For most people, lucid dreams occur naturally and they wake after such vivid dreams. Experienced lucid dreamers remain asleep and continue to fly or hash things out with grandma.