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Term: hypnagogic

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Hypnagogic: A dreamy state that occurs between wakefulness and sleep, often accompanied by visual, auditory, or kinesthetic hallucinations. Its opposite is the hypnopompic state, which can have the same hallucinations, but which occurs between sleep and wakefulness.Donald Michael Kraig

Hypnagogic:

A state between being awake & falling asleep. It is also called the "Borderland Consciousness." It is during this state of consciousness when we are most receptive to images, symbols, impressions, sounds, ideas and feelings. It is also a state very receptive to Intuition. Its counterpart, between sleep and being awake, is called the hypnopompic state.




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