Dr Iain R Edgar, University of Durham, recounts his findings from a research trip undertaken in 2005 to investigate the significance of dreams in a sample of Islamic cultures.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 9.
Dr Meredith Shafto is engaged on a long-term project to understand the cognitive changes that happen as we age. In this article, she describes her current work on language comprehension.
Dr Liz Walker received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the experiences of fathers who had spent time in prison. Here she reveals that it is a complex picture.
Karen Wise, Professor John Sloboda FBA, and Professor Isabelle Peretz describe recent research into the condition of tone deafness, or ‘congenital amusia’, and consider the phenomenon of those who are not apparently tone deaf but who classify themselves as such.