Volume 11 · Number 2 · Pages 432–442
Authors’ Response: Towards a Neurophenomenology of Embodied, Skillful Dreaming

Elizaveta Solomonova & Xin Wei Sha

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Upshot: A successful program for an enactive view of dreaming would have to clarify phenomenal and neurophysiological similarities and differences between waking perception, imagination, and dreaming. An embodied and skillful view of the dream process would require careful investigation of somatic sources of dream content, including sensory incorporation, and global, indirect ways in which dream content reacts metaphorically to changes in bodily states. Neurophenomenology of dreams would benefit from developing dreaming-specific approaches to training researchers and participants in phenomenological methods.


Solomonova E. & Sha X. W. (2016) Authors’ response: Towards a neurophenomenology of embodied, skillful dreaming. Constructivist Foundations 11(2): 432–442. http://constructivist.info/11/2/432

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