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Dream life [electronic resource] : an experimental memoir / J. Allan Hobson.

By: Hobson, J. Allan, 1933-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (ix, 296 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780262295598 (electronic bk.); 0262295598 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hobson, J. Allan, 1933- | Neuroscientists -- Biography | Dreams | Dream interpretation | Rapid eye movement sleep | Consciousness | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain) | MEDICAL -- Neurology | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- MedicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dream life.DDC classification: 616.80092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
[Pt.] I. Biologically speaking : an experimental autobiography. Brain birth : a non-immaculate conception -- Brain growth : the illusion and the reality of being -- Brain state : a self-organizing process -- [pt.] II. My experimental nature. The genesis of my experimentalism -- Marginal modes of being -- Experimental social structures -- [pt.] III. The nature of my experiments. Psychoanalysis as thesis -- Brain science as antithesis -- Cognitive neuroscience as synthesis -- [pt.] IV. Experiments of nature. Brain shock -- Brain death -- Heart failure -- Back ache -- Sleep strangulation -- [pt.] V. Implications of my work. Philosophical implications -- Scientific implications -- Dream science and the humanities -- Functional conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-291) and index.

[Pt.] I. Biologically speaking : an experimental autobiography. Brain birth : a non-immaculate conception -- Brain growth : the illusion and the reality of being -- Brain state : a self-organizing process -- [pt.] II. My experimental nature. The genesis of my experimentalism -- Marginal modes of being -- Experimental social structures -- [pt.] III. The nature of my experiments. Psychoanalysis as thesis -- Brain science as antithesis -- Cognitive neuroscience as synthesis -- [pt.] IV. Experiments of nature. Brain shock -- Brain death -- Heart failure -- Back ache -- Sleep strangulation -- [pt.] V. Implications of my work. Philosophical implications -- Scientific implications -- Dream science and the humanities -- Functional conclusions.

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