Some parts of our brains are active while we sleep and begin to spin wild tales. You have to resit an exam that you passed ages ago. You try to catch a train in vain. You meet people who are no longer with us. Suddenly you find yourself standing naked among your colleagues. Most of these stories vanish into thin air once you awaken. Prof. Douwe Draaisma wrote De Dromenwever (The Dream-weaver), a book in which he sorts the facts on erotic, prophetic and exam dreams from overwrought fiction.
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E-bikes, school children on bikes and the elderly in traffic. Professor of Traffic Psychology Karel Brookhuis (himself almost 70) has clear opinions on the subject. Now approaching the end of a long career, he is cautiously stepping down from his soapbox...