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Futureproof Extra: Covid Dreams

You’re probably sick of the term “the new normal” - we know we are. Of course, when the fir...

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07.30 9 Jun 2020


Futureproof Extra: Covid Dreams



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07.30 9 Jun 2020


You’re probably sick of the term “the new normal” - we know we are.

Of course, when the first global pandemic in human history hits, you expect things to change. 

But one thing you may not have expected was for your dreams to change and yet that is what many people have reported.

So what’s going on?

Deirdre Barrett is Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of 'The Committee of Sleep' and 'Pandemic Dreams', she joins Jonathan to discuss.

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Brain Brain Function Cognition Covid-19 Deirdre Barrett Development Emotions Evolution Functionality Harvard Medical School Homeostasis Human Psycholohy Physiology Processing REM Regulation Sleep Sleeping State Waking State

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