Maybe you’re meandering, alone and lost, through an abandoned castle surrounded by a crocodile-filled moat. Suddenly, a flame-breathing dragon hurls towards you, snarling and gnashing its teeth, coming in for the kill. Do you wake up from this bizarro nightmare, covered in sweat and close to tears? Or do you stay in the dream, grab your imaginary sword, and walk boldly into battle?
If your answer is the latter, then Jayne Gackenbach would suspect you’re also a hardcore gamer. Gackenbach is a psychologist at Canada’s Grant MacEwan University and arguably the world’s preeminent expert on how video games can impact dreaming. Keep Reading at The Verge
Nice Hosier Lane mural by Shane Sterry. I just hope he’s only part right.