Social Encounters in Out-of-Body Experiences and Lucid Dreams

A lucid dream is usually defined as a dream in which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming.

An out-of-body experience, although also involving wake-like awareness, does not normally lead to thoughts that one is dreaming, and in fact the experiencer often believes that they are awake.

As part of my undergraduate thesis, I conducted in-depth semi-structured interviews with five people in the United Kingdom. The criteria for participants was that they had encountered persons in both lucid dreams and out-of-body experiences. The aim was to compare social content of these experiences, .../////