Stephen LaBerge, PH.D is a psychophysiologist and a leader in the science of lucid dreaming. He is educated in Mathematics and received his PH.D from Stanford University. He also runs the Lucidity Institute a resource based organization on the science of dreaming.
Below LaBerge explains the difference between dreaming and waking in relation to sensory input and perception. He further elaborates on why dreams are reflections of our waking experience. Finally, he proposes that dreamers go beyond dream interpretation and “bring our ideals into our dreams and act there.