Paranormal Phenomena: Why We Believe What We Do

Explore the scientific explanations of sleep and dream related paranormal activity - including astral projection, precognitive dreams, and living in a simulated reality...

Out of Body ExperiencesOut of Body Experiences

Out of body experiences (OBEs) involve the vivid sensation of moving outside your physical body. But are they for real or a type of lucid dream?

Astral ProjectionAstral Projection

Astral projection is a spiritual theory of the out of body experience. But is astral projection for real or could it be a form of lucid dreaming?

Are Alien Abductions Real?Are Alien Abductions Real?

New dream research shows these hallucinogenic nightmares may stem from sleep paralysis. Here's how you can transform such episodes into lucid dreams.

Precognitive DreamsPrecognitive Dreams

Are precognitive dreams real or can they be explained by coincidence? Learn about about some of the most famous "psychic dreams" and their scientific explanations.

Mutual DreamsMutual Dreaming

Mutual dreaming is the claim that two or more people can literally share the same dream. Can lucid dreamers co-ordinate shared dreams - or is it all wishful thinking?

What is The Evidence for Dream Telepathy?What is The Evidence for Dream Telepathy?

Inception had it sorted. But is there any basis dream telepathy in reality? Check out the experiments to date and how lucid dreamers can join in the study.

Unexplained Mysteries10 Unexplained Mysteries of The World

My top 10 unexplained mysteries of the world - from OBEs to aliens, from Bigfoot to Stone Henge - and how scientific discovery may help explain them.

What Will Happen in 2012What Will Happen in 2012?

What will happen in 2012? Find out the truth behind Planet X, the Mayan Prophecy, planetary alignments, solar storms and polar shifts. (*Update Jan 2013 - it's all good! As predicted.)

Ever Dream This Man?Ever Dream This Man?

Every night throughout the world hundreds of people dream about this face. What about you..? 

DMT: The Spirit MoleculeDMT: The Spirit Molecule

What is the suubstance DMT and its role in human consciousness? A look at the bizarre psychedelic drug known as The Spirit Molecule and the Rick Strassman experiments.

Exploring Your Conscious HypnagogiaExploring Your Conscious Hypnagogia

What is hypnagogia? Learn how to induce the hypnagogic state to have lucid dreams and apparent out of body experiences.

Paranormality: Why We See What Isn't ThereParanormality: A Book Review

In Paranormality: Why We See What Isn't There, Professor Richard Wiseman uses his knowledge of psychology and stage show magic to debunk paranormal myths.

Lucid Dreaming and The Critical MindLucid Dreaming and The Critical Mind

Lucid dreamer and mentalist Daniel Love explains the importance of a critical mind - and why conformity hinders our individual journey of lucid dreaming.

About The Author

About the author

Rebecca Turner is a science writer, illustrator, explorer of consciousness - and founder of World of Lucid Dreaming. She is currently studying for a biology degree in Auckland and blogging at her site Science Me.