The Lucid Dreaming Podcast

The Lucid Dreaming Podcast
A podcast exploring the wonderful world of lucid dreams

30 – Dr. Denholm Aspy
May 21, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode i speak with Dr. Denholm Aspy, a scientist studying lucid dreaming at the University of Adelaide, Australia. We cover his recent studies, how conducting lucid dreaming science has changed, the effects of vitamin B6 on dream recall, and…
29 – Jayne Gackenbach
Nov 28, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode I interview Jayne Gackenbach who is a researcher and author of several books about lucid dreams and videos games. We discuss the intersection of videos games, dreams, nightmares, lucidity and how they are connected. Show notes: Jayne’s…
28 – Craig Weiss – Aladdin Dreamer
Oct 30, 2016 • 68 min
In this episode I discuss the recent lucid dreaming device showing up on crowdfunding campaigns plus an interview with Craig Weiss, the Founder of CEO of Aladdin Dreamer, a company making a brain stimulation lucid dreaming device. Show Notes: Aladdin…
27 – Daniel Love
Jun 15, 2016 • 64 min
In this episode I talk to Daniel Love, a life long lucid dreamer and lucid dreaming researcher. We discuss his perspectives on lucid dreaming, his 2013 book, his current kickstarter project The Lucid Dreamer’s Guide to the Cosmos and many other things.…
26 – Mike Lamberti
Feb 6, 2016 • 61 min
In this episode I talk to Mike Lamberti, an avid lucid dreamer, an internet friend, and the new writer on We discuss techniques, sleep labs, the snooze button, learning your dream landscape, and mediation for lucidity. Show notes: Lucid…
25 – Dream Researcher Kelly Bulkeley
Jan 29, 2016 • 66 min
In this episode I interview Kelly Bulkeley, a dream researcher, author, and creator of the Sleep and Dream Database (SDDb). We discuss dream journals, dream analysis, dreams in cultures, the experience realism of in dreams and more. Show Notes: Kelly…
24 – Philosopher Evan Thompson
Jan 10, 2016 • 63 min
In this episode I interview philosopher Evan Thompson, who is a Professor of Philosophy at University of British Columbia, mainly in the fields of cognitive science, philosophy of mind and Phenomenology. He is the author of the book Waking, Dreaming,…
23 – Dr. Kristen LaMarca
Dec 27, 2015 • 61 min
In this episode I interview Dr. Kristen LaMarca, an associate at the Lucidity Institute and a clinical psychologist who incorporates lucid dreaming in her practice. We discuss a variety of topics including research, psychology and supplements. Show Notes:…
22 – Sleepless in Los Angeles
Oct 1, 2015 • 28 min
In this episode I confess to my deteriorating sleep quality and it’s cascading affect on my dreaming practice. Sleep trackers rant, plus update on the gadget prototype. Show Notes: The OURA Ring Kickstarter What is Neurofeedback The Transformative…
21 – Prerequisite for a Dream
Jun 15, 2015 • 48 min
In this mishmash of an episode I give some updates on my latest adventures, look at the latest technology and kickstarters for sleep gadgets and talk about the importance of sleep for lucid dreaming as well of general health and wellbeing. Show Notes: My…
20 – Finite Films Interview – Anamnesis
May 9, 2015 • 50 min
Coming back from a long break with an interview with the 3 co-founders of Finite Films, the creators of Anamnesis, a short film and web series about Lucid Dreaming. Show Notes: Finite Films Website Anamnesis Series Website Finite Films YouTube Channel…
19 – Myths and Misconceptions
Dec 8, 2014
This episode covers the most common myths and misconceptions about lucid dreams and tries to clarify some fact from fiction. Also an exciting study at the University of Wisconsin is looking for expert lucid dreamers. Show Notes: Lucid Dreaming for Alpine…
18 – Awoken
Nov 17, 2014
Another mini smorgasbord episode. MIT Media Labs interview with B. Alan Wallace, UMSL research study + Saint Louis Lucid Dreaming Meetup Group, and amazing statistics from an Android Lucid Dreaming App. Show Notes: MIT Media Labs Conversation with B. Alan…
17 – Daniel Schoonover
Oct 25, 2014
Back on the podcast where Daniel Schoonover, founder of iWinks, and I get together for a chat about the Aurora, kickstarter campaigns, lucid dreaming in mainstream media and more. Show Notes: Aurora latest updates Oneirics on Kickstarter Latest Wired…
16 – Your Two Lives
Oct 4, 2014 • 38 min
Discussion on a new Kickstarter campaign, the positives, the negatives and the oddities of this one. And exploring the how experientially we are living two lives, despite more often than not, we dismiss one as unreal. Show Notes: Oneirics on Kickstarter…
15 – Reflections
Sep 22, 2014
A mini episode to get back into recording mode. Reflections on the podcast itself, follow up on last episode, app recommendation, book recommendation, feedback and a bunch of little things. This is a smorgasbord episode. Show Notes: Waking Up – Chapter…
14 – Dream Yoga with Andrew Holecek
Aug 4, 2014
Conversation with Special Guest Andrew Holececk, an Author and Dream Yoga teacher, about Dream Yoga, Sleep Yoga and Lucid Dreaming as a path to awakening. Show Notes: Dream Yoga – The Tibetan Path of Awakening Through Lucid Dreaming:…
13 – The Future of Lucid Dreaming
Jun 16, 2014
This episode is a companion episode to my article The Future of Lucid Dreaming, in which I attempt to predict or envision the coming developments and advancements in the world of lucid dreaming. Show Notes: The Future of Lucid Dreaming Article Dream Yoga…
12 – Electric Dreams
May 21, 2014 • 35 min
In this episode I discuss the biggest news in the science of lucid dreaming since the 70’s. How lucid dreams can be induced by an electrical current and the device I am working to do just that. Also follow-up on my second supplements experiment. Show…
11 – Dream Tours
May 5, 2014 • 29 min
In this episode I discuss lucid dreaming activities. The basic and common tourist activities and the involved, complex and mind bending “resident” activities. Also follow-up on my first supplements experiment. Show Notes: Translating Dreams Kickstarter…
10 – Supplemental Material
Apr 21, 2014 • 53 min
Made it to episode 10! This episode is the first in a series of episodes about supplements and herbs for aiding in lucid dreaming. I talk about various components, their effect on the brain and how they might work in helping achieve lucidity. Show notes…
9 – Total Recall
Apr 2, 2014 • 41 min
In this episode I explore a new theory of dream recall, dream journaling and dream awareness. What is the absolute minimum level and type of practice to achieve lucidity, and an experiment to test it. Show Notes: Multiple False Awakening reddit discussion…
8 – Paranormal Activity
Mar 20, 2014 • 43 min
In this episode I answer a question about feelings and non-tangible things as dream signs as well as discuss the various paranormal claims often associated with Lucid Dreams and try to look at them from two perspectives. Show Notes: An fMRI study of Out…
7 – DIY Methods
Mar 10, 2014 • 30 min
In this episode I discuss DIY (Do It Yourself) Methods and self created techniques for lucid dreaming. Also in this episode, new feed, new gear, book recommendations, a quick rundown of false awakenings and some thank yous. Show Notes: Dreams of Awakening…
6 – Levels of Lucidity
Feb 21, 2014 • 29 min
In this episode I discuss levels of lucidity and how it manifests in lucid dreams as well as how to use dream activities to practice and improve it. I follow up on dream yoga and the hierarchy of techniques. Show Notes: Dreams of Awakening by Charlie…
5 – Going WILD
Feb 9, 2014 • 40 min
In this episode I expand a bit more on meditation and lucid dreams and give a run down of my basic core components of lucid dreaming practice and describe my favorite induction method.
4 – Brain Waves
Feb 3, 2014 • 35 min
In this episode I discuss brain waves, the sleep cycle, neurofeedback and their correlation to lucid dreaming and how understanding those better can help achieve lucidity. Show Notes: Video Games Change the Way You Dream – The Verge Brain Waves Graph Open…
3 – iWinks Interview
Jan 13, 2014 • 24 min
Episode 3 of the Lucid Dreaming podcast. Another Lucid Dreaming Headband on Kickstarter and an Interview with iWinks, creators of the Aurora Headband.
2 – A Good Sign
Dec 27, 2013 • 16 min
Episode 2 of the Lucid Dreaming podcast. This week I discuss the dream journal app Dreamboard as well as dream signs and reality checks.
1 – Introduction
Dec 18, 2013 • 25 min
Introduction, intention and future plan/hopes for the podcast Dream Journal as a core base of Lucid Dreaming podcast My article about Dream Journals