End of Life Dreams: An examination of the relationship between the sleeping body, the dreaming mind, and the end of life
The mystical and magical nature of dreams has delighted and intrigued people since the earliest mists of history. Dreams of the biblical Jacob and of the prophet Muhammed have served as guideposts to entire communities. a great deal of current neuroscience research explores the relationship of the human body to the dreaming mind. This talk will explore the relationship of the sleeping body to the dreaming mind with particular emphasis on the unique nature of end of life.