Psychologists and philosophers have lengthy grappled with the mysteries of dreaming, and now-thanks largely to current improvements in mind imaging -neuroscientists are beginning to be a part of the dialog. On this groundbreaking guide, award-winning journalist Andrea Rock traces the temporary however fascinating historical past of this rising area. She then takes us into fashionable sleep labs throughout the nation, asking the questions that intrigue us all: Why will we bear in mind solely a fraction of our goals? Why are goals normally accompanied by intense feelings? Can goals really spark artistic thought or assist remedy issues? Are the common dream interpretations of Freud and Jung legitimate? Accessible and interesting, The Thoughts at Night time shines a shiny mild on our nocturnal journeys and tells us what the sleeping thoughts reveals about our waking hours.