Journal 2 – DREAMS
Read the section titled “Dreams – A Royal Road?” on pages 172 -174 in your text. This section discusses theories on dreams, the history of dream interpretation, the most common characteristics of dreams, and the meaning of dreams.
Check out these websites:
- Freud Museum: Dream Analysis-You may have to click on “Discover Psychoanalysis” then scroll down to “The Interpretation of Dreams” or you can past the following link into your web browser. (Direct Link: https://www.freud.org.uk/learn/discover-psychoanalysis/the-interpretation-of-dreams/)
- Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychology: Becoming The Dream – A Gestalt Approach (Direct Link: https://iahip.org/inside-out/issue-12-spring-1993/becoming-the-dream-a-gestalt-approach)
- Freud’s “Interpretation of Dreams” (Direct Link: https://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Freud/Dreams/dreams.pdf )
For this week’s Journal entry, answer the following questions. Be sure to include factual, properly cited information in your post.
Write about a dream that really made an impact on you. It can be a recurring dream, a scary dream, a happy dream, or an especially vivid dream. What do these websites say about the interpretation of your dream? Do you feel these interpretations are accurate? What do you think is the meaning behind this dream?
- Write at least 200 words about this topic. Post your word count at the end of your journal.
- Make sure to cite a source in your journal article using APA style. The source may be your text or any other source you research.
- Submit your assignment using the Week 2 Journal link above.