Dreams and the Resolution of the Mind

Our mind’s eye is a space in our heads where memories, images, and sounds all come together in a roiling sea of thoughts. Given that, just how clear is the “vision” of this eye? According to Robert Stickgold, a Harvard University psychiatrist, the resolution of our so-called dreamscape is constrained. He offers a few quick tests you can try at home to gauge your own mind’s eye, and he shares his unique insights into our perception of meaning while in a dream.

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