Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Sleep

    • Why do we sleep

    • Why do we fall asleep

    • Morning or evening type

    • Caffeine

    • REM

    • Nap Time

    • From conception to adolescence

    • From adulthood to old age

    • Best Practices

  • 3

    Dreams

    • Dreams - Introduction

    • Ancient Dreamers

    • Dream Science

    • Dream Science - questionnaire

    • Freud and Dreams

    • Jung and Dreams

    • Dream Journal Exercise

    • Threat Simulation Theory

    • Memory Consolidation

    • Extinction recall

    • Dreaming as a mnemotechnique

    • Disregulated Threat Theory

    • Dreams and Depression

    • Dreams as psychotherapy

    • Benefits of nightmares

    • Dreaming and Creativity

    • Pattern Recognition

    • Linear and non-linear thinking

    • Information Processing

    • Daydreaming

    • Psychosis

    • Practical exercise: Dream incubation

    • Dream theories Summary

    • What does it all mean?

  • 4

    Lucid Dreaming

    • Introduction to Lucid Dreaming

    • The science of Lucid Dreaming

    • Inducing Lucid Dreaming

    • Practical Exercise - Introduction

    • Relaxation Exercise

    • Practical Exercise - MILD

    • Practical exercise - Tholey's combined technique

    • Practical exercise - SILD

    • How to recognise you're dreaming

    • How to stabilise your lucid dream

    • You're lucid, now what?

    • Lucid Dreaming for real life application

    • Practical exercise - Incubation

  • 5

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion