5. Biology of Dreaming

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Milton Kramer

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch5

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Kramer, M. (2005) Biology of Dreaming, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch5

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • biology of dreaming;
  • activation-synthesis theory (A-S theory);
  • REM awakening studies


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biological Theories of Dreaming

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References

  • Additional Reading