Mental Schemas

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Emotional Selection
... a set of dreams during non-REM sleep with content that is tentatively accommodated by mental schemas ... Because schemas coexist as a network, accommodations can introduce accidental, maladaptive conflicts and therefore are ideally tested prior to full integration ... If schema accommodations performed during prior non-REM dreams alleviate anxiety, frustration, sadness, or in other ways appear emotionally adaptive during REM dream tests, they would be selected for retention ...

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