[evol-psych] Science Puts Freud to the Test
Science Puts Freud to the Test
By MATT CRENSON AP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sigmund Freud might concede that sometimes a cigar is just a
cigar. But on the larger issue he was adamant -- a dream is never just a dream.
Then what is a dream? The question has divided students of the mind for a
Freud argued that dreams are windows into an otherwise inaccessible mind, "the
royal road to the unconscious." But others have contended that they are mere
static, the random firings of a dormant brain.