Deirdre Barrett, PhD is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s Behavioral Medicine Program. Dr Barrett has written seven books including Supernormal Stimuli, Waistland, and The Committee of Sleep. She is Past President of both the International Association for the Study of Dreams and the American Psychological Association’s Div. 30. She is Editor in Chief of the journal Dreaming.
Dr Barrett’s commentary on psychological issues has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, Fox, and The Discovery Channel. She has been interviewed for dream articles in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Life, Time, and Newsweek. Her own articles have appeared in Psychology Today and Invention and Technology. Dr Barrett has lectured at Esalen, the Smithsonian, and at universities around the world.