Lucid dreaming and personality in children/adolescents and adults: The UK library study

Michael Schredl, Josie Henley-Einion, Mark Blagrove

Abstract


Research that has focused on the relationship between the Big Five personality dimensions and lucid dreaming frequency has been restricted to student samples. The present study included adolescents and adults (N = 1375). i.e., the sample included a large range of ages. Lucid dreaming was more strongly related to openness to experiences compared to previous findings. The small but significant negative correlation between conscientiousness and lucid dreaming should be followed up by studies relating the Big Five personality factors to the contents of lucid dreams.

Keywords


Lucid dreaming; personality; Big Five Factors

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11588/ijodr.2016.1.26454

URN (PDF): http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-ijodr-264543