Dreaming and the weighted cognitive Rolodex: A review of The Emergence of Dreaming by William G. Domhoff

Jarno Tuominen


In his new book the eminent dream researcher William G. Domhoff restates the neurocognitive theory of dreams. It provides a lucid overview of decades of empirical research, combining it with recent neuroscientific research to form a theoretical whole. Providing a clear account of his theory Domhoff pivots the science of dreaming onwards, by posing a challenge for competing views. 

Domhoff, W.G. (2017). The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-wandering, embodied simulation, and the default network. New York: Oxford University Press. 


Dreaming; Function; Neurocognitive theory

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11588/ijodr.2018.2.53334

URN (PDF): http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-ijodr-533342