Henry Reed, Ph.D.
This experiment in dreaming, conducted through
the mail, contains the
research origins of our
Community Dream Journal. Since many
requested access to the tools used in the project, some
of these will be presented in the journal,
results from the project which may be of interest.
the project also has a story which is conveyed here. It
may suggest ideas for future experiments that may
attempted in our journal community.
and Purpose of the Project
Many people had contacted the
A.R.E. asking for
projects that would help them
better understand the
experiences they had in meditation or in their dreams. In
response to this need, the
A.R.E. formed a research
committee to design appropriate projects.
The scientists on this committee began
with the stated
commitment to serve the needs of human spiritual values
in the research methodology itself.(1)
this committee for a way to tackle this challenging
within science, I dreamed of a "research dance"
large group of us
discover our desired research
methodology in our dancing together
a dance which