Sleep and dreaming

United States, 1990

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Episode number 5 of Series “Psychology: the study of human behavior”.
What is sleep? What are dreams and what use, if any, do they have? The average person spends seven and a half hours asleep and a third of that time dreaming. Freud was the first person to attempt a coherent theory of dreams, although his idea of the dream being a special access to the repressed unconscious which holds the secret of mental disorders, has largely been discredited. Now sleep patterns can be accurately measured but there are still no proven explanations for dreams. This program explores some of the latest research into these two mystifying areas.

Credits

production company

Coastline Community College

producer

Carol Trussell

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Psychology: the study of human behavior

Group of items

Psychology: the study of human behavior

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303202

Language

English

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dreams

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sleep

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Dreams

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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