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What is lucid dreaming?

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A lucid dream is a dream in which someone is aware that he is dreaming. It is a scientifically studied and recognized state of dreaming.

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An individual experiencing lucid dreaming can still retain full awareness while he is asleep. He can control the dream, consciously explore the dream and maintain the ability to reason. A lucid dreamer can control what the dream is about and control his actions inside the dream, such as flying like a superhero or exploring an imaginary land. Scientific studies have also shown that lucid dreaming can be a learned skill, and cognitive techniques can help an individual reach a state of lucid dreams.

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