New paper! Emotion, hyperassociaitivity, metaphor…

Our (Josie Malinowski and I’s) new paper has officially been published today: Malinowski, J., & Horton, C.L. (2015) Metaphor and hyperassociativity: the imagination mechanisms behind emotion assimilation in sleep and dreaming. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1132, 1-19. Take a look. And because it is in one of the wonderful Frontiers journals, it is freely available, open … More New paper! Emotion, hyperassociaitivity, metaphor…

Cafe Scientifique

I delivered my first Café Scientifique session on Sunday (5th July) to a small but friendly audience in the Café at Leeds City Museum. We had a lovely discussion about the importance of sleep for maintaining healthy body and mind, and about how dreams might reflect memory activation during sleep. I’m a big fan of … More Cafe Scientifique

Paper published! Autobiographical memory, hyperassociativity, dreaming and memory consolidation

Hurrah, new paper published today! Horton, C.L. & Malinowski. J.E. (2015) Autobiographical memory and hyperassociativity in the dreaming brain: Implications for memory consolidation in sleep. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 874. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00874 Click here to see the paper. In this hypothesis and theory paper, we (Josie Malinowski, Uni of Bedfordshire, and I) outline the links … More Paper published! Autobiographical memory, hyperassociativity, dreaming and memory consolidation

The beginnings of DrEAMSLab

The Dreams, Emotions, Associations and Memories in Sleep Lab (DrEAMSLab) is a developing critical mass of expertise, with an also developing physical location, based at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK. It is directed by Dr. Caroline Horton and involves several collaborative members from a range of academic institutions. The projects undertaken within the lab all … More The beginnings of DrEAMSLab