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Patrick McNamara, Ph.D.

Boston VA Medical Center
Department of Neurology (127)
150 South Huntington Avenue, Room D6-102
Boston, MA 02130

United States

Occupation
Director of the Laboratory of Evolutionary Neurobehavior
Internet Presence

Website: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/len

About Patrick McNamara, Ph.D.

Patrick McNamara, Ph.D. is Director of the Laboratory of Evolutionary Neurobehavior at Boston University's Department of Neurology and the VA Medical Center Boston MA. In 2004 he published The Evolutionary Psychology of REM Sleep and Dreams and in 2007 he co-edited with Dierdre Barrett the 3 volume series on The New Science of Dreaming, both published by Greenwood Press.

My notes on the IASD
 List of dream-related publications and/or web sites where my work is featured.

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/len
The Evolutionary Neurobehavior Website

Books:
Barrett, D., & McNamara, P. (Eds.). (2007). The new science of dreaming (3 volumes). Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives. ”The New Science of Dreaming” at Greenwood Press

McNamara, P. (2004). An Evolutionary Psychology of Sleep and Dreams. Westport: Praeger/Greenwood Press/Praeger. ”An Evolutionary Psychology of Sleep and Dreams” at Greenwood Press

Articles:
McNamara, P., McLaren, D. & Durso, K. (2007). Representation of the Self in REM and NREM Dreams. Dreaming, 17(2): 113-126.

McNamara, P., Nunn, C., Barton, R., Harris, E., & Capellini, I. (2007). Phylogeny of sleep and dreams. In D. Barrett & P. McNamara (Eds.), The new science of dreaming (Volume I, Chp. 3). Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives.

McNamara, P., Harris, E., & Kookoolis, A. (2007). Costly signaling theory of dreams. In D. Barrett & P. McNamara (Eds.), The new science of dreaming (Volume III, Chp. 7). Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives.

McNamara, P., McLaren, D., Kowalczyk, S., & Pace-Schott, E. (2007). ‘Theory of Mind’ in REM and NREM Dreams. In D. Barrett & P. McNamara (Eds.), The new science of dreaming (Volume I, Chp. 13). Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives.

McNamara, P., & Szent-Imrey, R. (2007). Costly signaling theory of REM sleep and dreams. Evolutionary Psychology, 5(1), 28-44.

Wegelin, J., McNamara, P., Durso, R., Brown, A., & McLaren, D. (2005). Correlates of excessive daytime sleepiness in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 11, 441-448. pdf

McNamara, P., McLaren, D., Smith, D., Brown, A. & Stickgold, R. (2005). A "Jekyll and Hyde" within: Aggressive versus friendly social interactions in REM and NREM dreams", Psychological Science, 16(2), 130-136.
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McNamara, P. (2004). Genomic imprinting and neurodevelopmental disorders of sleep. Sleep and Hypnosis, 6(2), 82-90.
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McNamara, P., Belsky, J., & Fearon, P. (2003). Infant sleep disorders and attachment: Sleep problems in infants with insecure-resistant versus insecure-avoidant attachments to mother. Sleep & Hypnosis, 5(1), 7-16.
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McNamara, P., Durso, R., & Auerbach, S. (2002). Dopaminergic syndromes of sleep, mood, and mentation: Evidence from Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Sleep & Hypnosis, 4(4), 119-131.
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McNamara, P., Dowdall, J., & Auerbach, S. (2002). REM sleep, early experience, and the development of reproductive strategies. Human Nature, 13(4), 405-435.
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McNamara, P., Andresen, J., Arrowood, J., & Messer, G. (2002). Counterfactual cognitive operations in dreams. Dreaming, 12(3), 121-133.

McNamara, P., Andresen, J., Clark, J., Zborowski, M., & Duffy, C. (2001). Impact of attachment styles on dream recall and dream content: A test of the attachment hypothesis of REM sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 10, 117-127.
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McNamara, P. (2000). Counterfactual thought in dreams. Dreaming, 10(4), 232-245.

Zborowski, M., & McNamara, P. (1998). Attachment hypothesis of REM sleep: Toward an integration of psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and evolutionary psychology and the implications for psychopathology research. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 15(1), 115-140.

McNamara, P., Clark, J., & Hartmann, E. (1998). Handedness and dream content. Dreaming, 8(1), 15-22.

McNamara, P. (1996). Bergson's theory of dreaming. Dreaming, 6(3), 173-186

McNamara, P. (1996). REM sleep: A social bonding mechanism. New Ideas in Psychology, 14(1), 35-46.
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