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Antonio Zadra, Dreams Researcher: When The Brain Dreams

December 10, 2021

Antonio Zadra is Full Professor in the Department of Psychology at Université de Montréal where he is director of the Dream Laboratory.  Antonio Zadra is also a researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine and co-author of the recently published: ‘When Brains Dream’.

For much of his adult life, Antonio Zadra has been interested in all kinds of questions about dreams, from why our memories for dreams are so fragile, to how dreams relate to waking life, to do dreams have a function. He is also interested by specific kinds of dreams and has conducted numerous studies on lucid dreams, nightmares and recurrent dreams. 

Interview conducted by Ollivier Dyens, Anita Parmar, Viola Ruzzier and Ezelbahar Metin