J. Allan Hobson
J. Allan Hobson, M.D., is professor of psychiatry and director of the laboratory of neurophysiology at Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He has reported his research on sleeping, dreaming, and the nature of consciousness in many books including The Dream Drugstore (MIT Press, 2001). His new book, 13 Dreams Freud Never Had: A New Mind Science, will be published by Pearson Education in fall 2004.
Neuroscience and the SoulThe Dualism of John Carew Eccles
What happens, when a brain scientist awarded the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine comes to the brain-mind question with an unshakable faith in what the answer must be?
Shock Waves: A Scientist Studies His Stroke
With an international reputation in dream research, Hobson met his toughest analytic challenge in February 2001: his own stroke. With his intellectual abilities intact, Hobson struggled to make sense of mysterious changes in his sleep and dreaming. It was just the beginning.
From Angels to NeuronsArtists and Scientists Envision Dreaming
Dream researcher Allan Hobson looks at the surprising parallels between explorations of dreams by scientists and artists over two millennia.