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The Dream Property Scale: an exploratory English version.
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PMID:  11697868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Our goal is to develop an English version of the Dream Property Scale (DPS-E) based on the original normed scale in Japan (DPS-J). Factor analyses extracted four factors (Emotionality, Rationality, Activity, and Impression) and its factor structure was apparently similar to the DPS-J. The DPS-E was also shown to be related to EEG power spectral values. These results indicate that the DPS-E may provide an exploratory basis for a reliable and valid tool for capturing and quantifying the properties of dream experiences that could reflect physiological activities without the intervention of experimenters. We suggest that the DPS-E will develop into a useful tool to help clarify dream production mechanisms by further investigation.
T Takeuchi; R D Ogilvie; A V Ferrelli; T I Murphy; K Belicki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Consciousness and cognition     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1053-8100     ISO Abbreviation:  Conscious Cogn     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-07     Completed Date:  2002-01-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303140     Medline TA:  Conscious Cogn     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2001 Academic Press.
Department of Psychology, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiology
Dreams / physiology*
Factor Analysis, Statistical
Sleep, REM / physiology

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