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The Psychology of Sleep

habitually waken at the same time every morning. Indeed, the mind seems to measure the passage of time during sleep far more accurately than during the waking consciousness.
Is this possible unless there be mental activity during sleep? Does it not indicate that a watchful and discriminating faculty, call it attention, call it what you will, remains to guard the mind of consciousness from all disturbing sensory images excepting those which record the flight of time?
From the foregoing we must conclude that during sleep the senses deliver at least blurred impressions to some discriminating faculty of the mind; that this discriminating faculty of the mind passes judgment on these

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DISSOCIATION AND THE ATTENTION
The Ever-Widening Mental Horizon

messages; that it arouses us to full and wakeful consciousness only if the impressions be painful or surprising, or the sign of some external fact toward which the mind is in an attitude of expectant attention; that despite all this mental activity no one would contend that we are conscious during sleep, that
sleep is, therefore, a state o f subconscious mental activity.
Here again, then, we have one more item added to the list of mental activities, energies and resources that are undreamed of in the average man's philosophy. There are, in fact, two features in all this that we would like to have stand out in your thought with particular clearness. One is what must be for you the ever-widening horizon of

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