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The Nature and Functions of Dreaming

Ernest Hartmann

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751778
eISBN:
9780199863419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751778.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book presents a theory of dreaming based on many years of psychological and biological research. Critical to this theory is the concept of a Central Image; this book describes his repeated ... More


The Secret World of Doing Nothing

Orvar Lofgren and Billy Ehn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262614
eISBN:
9780520945708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262614.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This reflection on “doing nothing” takes us on a tour of what is happening when, to all appearances, absolutely nothing is happening. Sifting through a wide range of examples drawn from literature, ... More


The Other Day: The Interpretation of Daydreams

RACHEL BOWLBY

in Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566228
eISBN:
9780191710407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566228.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dreams have a dramatic role to play in Freudian theory, as the dark bearers of an unconscious that is often perceived as intractable and unchanging; the memories and unfulfilled desires of childhood ... More


Introduction

Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren

in The Secret World of Doing Nothing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262614
eISBN:
9780520945708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262614.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter illustrates a supermarket scene wherein shoppers were buying their daily needs. The author was keen to notice how they go about doing everything from picking up stuffs and standing in ... More


Daydreaming

Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren

in The Secret World of Doing Nothing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262614
eISBN:
9780520945708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262614.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter draws attention to a nine-year-old boy, Bramwell Brontë, and his three sisters, and their daydreaming adventures that later turned into the writing of plays and texts in miniature books. ... More


Intermittent Vorticity, Power Spectral Scaling, and Dynamical Measures on Resting Brain Magnetic Field Fluctuations: A Pilot Study

Arnold J. Mandell, Karen A. Selz, Tom Holroyd, Lindsay Rutter, and Richard Coppola

in The Dynamic Brain: An Exploration of Neuronal Variability and Its Functional Significance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393798
eISBN:
9780199897049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393798.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

A new time-dependent global MEG variable, symmetric sensor difference series, from frontal, central, parietal and temporal sensor pairs in ten task free, resting schizophrenic patients and ten age ... More


The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real: Conventions and Ideology

Audrey Jaffe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190269937
eISBN:
9780190269951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269937.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real argues that Victorian novelistic realism is a product of the Victorians’ overarching desire, both cultural and ideological, for the real. What the book calls ... More


* Relationship with reality and its role in the well-being of young adults

Nick Baylis

in The Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567523
eISBN:
9780191693670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567523.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A person's ‘relationship with reality’ (RwR) is defined as the characteristic coping style each individual has in response to various stimuli. Accumulated over time, a person's cognitive-behavioural ... More


Crossing every barrier: conte de L’Estaque

Joseph Mai

in Robert Guédiguian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the change in direction of Guédiguian’s career in the 1990s, where pessimism and apocalyptic thematics give way to local politics and utopianism, making Guédiguian a leading ... More


Mutual Affection-Images and Daydreaming Consumers

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Disney's full-length features to illustrate how Disney develops mutual affection-images as interfaces for the mode of animistic mimesis. It is in these mutual affection-images ... More


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