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Children's dreaming and the development of consciousness

Author: David Foulkes
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
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In this book, which distills a lifetime of study, Foulkes shows that dreaming as we normally understand it-active stories in which the dreamer is an actor-appears relatively late in childhood,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foulkes, David.
Children's dreaming and the development of consciousness.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98026307
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Foulkes
OCLC Number: 871780430
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (viii, 187 p.)
Contents: Introduction 1. Challenging the Assumptions 2. How to Study Children's Dreams The Justification of Sleep-Laboratory Methods Are Sleep-Laboratory Dreams "Real" Dreams? 3. The Two Studies The Longitudinal Study The Cross-Sectional Study 4. Ages Three to Five Paucity of Dreams
Responsibility: David Foulkes.


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Rather than relying on generally accepted beliefs about dream content, Foulkes takes a fresh look at dreaming in children, harvesting dreams by observing children in a sleep laboratory, a procedure Read more...

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