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Dr. Robert Stickgold is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and works in the Laboratory of Neurophysiology in the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston. The laboratory maintains a web site at

Born in Chicago, Dr. Stickgold attended college at Harvard University and received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

His research interests include sleep and cognition, dreaming, and conscious states. He has also written two science fiction novels, both published by Del Rey: Gloryhits and The California Coven Project. He has two daughters and a son.


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