How the global pandemic has impacted our dreams?

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“Help I can’t wake up." Illustration by Deirdre Barrett

Deirdre Barrett, dream researcher and assistant professor of psychology at Harvard University, joins KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian to discuss how the prolonged global pandemic has impacted the way we dream. Why are we having such vivid dreams at this time  — and why are so many of us dreaming about bugs and jail cells? 

*This episode originally aired on May 23, 2020.

Credits

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Andrea Brody