Brian Greene is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Newcastle in Australia and a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
He is the author of Dreams, Imagination, and Consciousness (University of Newcastle Press, 2016) and The Power of the Dream (Oxford University Press, 2015).
His recent book Dreams: A Guide to the Mind and Body (Bloomsbury, 2015) was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
In the interview above, he talks about the neuroscience of dreams, how dreams are made, and why we need to learn to appreciate dreams.
(This article first appeared on New Scientist.)
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