Colorful Black & White dreaming
Last summer I took a psychology class for the first time since the 1970’s. I remember reading from a textbook in the class three decades ago, a statement that claimed 95 percent of Americans dream in black and white.
The textbook from my recent psyche class claimed exactly the opposite -that 95 percent of Americans dream in living color! What was there to explain for this shift? Could there be a correspondence between the tones of Americans dreams and the types of TV’s they own?
Is television high definition hypnotism, so powerful that it influences dream colors?
(From what I remember, the earlier study was made in the 50's or 60's -an era when 90 percent of TV shows in America were still watched through black and white sets.)
Footnote: This post was written under the influence of a total eclipse of the moon.