Oct 20, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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LSPSY 355 Dreams and Altered States of Consciousness

6 Credits

This introduction to the study of altered states examines such areas as definitions, varieties, histories of study, methods of study, physiological and psychological models, issues of personal growth, and public policy. Other topics include dreams and other sleep-related states, such as reverie, fantasy, and creative inspiration; rite and symbol in altered states; meditation and mystical experience; hypnosis, biofeedback, and autogenic training; states chemically induced and facilitated; paranormal perception and action; play, sex, and dying as altered states; and ethical and professional issues in the use of altered states.

Prerequisite(s): LSPSY 200 .

Open to Liberal Studies Degree students only.

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