What do dreams have to do with fiction?

Dr. Rich Schweickert discusses the cognitive theories behind dreaming and the psychological consequences and faculties involved. As it turns out, dreaming and reading a novel have quite a bit in common.

Further reading

Schweickert, Rich and Zhuanzhuan Xi. “Theory of Mind and Metamorphoses in Dreams: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Metamorphosis.” Theory of Mind and Literature, Purdue University Press, 2011, pp. 219-28.