Gackenbach, Jayne

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GACKENBACH, Jayne. American, b. 1946. Genres: Psychology. Career: Writer and educator. Clarion State College, Clarion, PA, assistant professor of psychology, 1978-80; University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, assistant professor to associate professor of psychology, 1980-89; part-time instructor in psychology and communication at Athabasca University, University of Alberta, and Grant MacEwan College, all Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and Augustana University College, all 1989-. Also part-time instructor at Wartburg College, 1982; Virginia Commonwealth University, 1976-78, John Tyler Community College, 1977-78, Saybrook Institute, 1995-, Blue Quills Native College, and Maskwachees Cultural College, and for Yellowhead Tribal Council; also works as workshop facilitator, including workshops on the psychology of Internet use; host of television documentary programs; guest on media programs. Designer and manager of Internet Web sites. Publications: (with J. Bosveld) Control Your Dreams, 1989. EDITOR: Sleep and Dreams: A Sourcebook, 1987; (with S.P. LaBerge, and contrib) Conscious Mind, Sleeping Brain: Perspectives on Lucid Dreaming, 1988; (with A. Sheikh, and contrib) Dream Images: A Call to Mental Arms, 1991; (and contrib) Psychology and the Internet: Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and Transpersonal Implications, 1998. Contributor to books and academic journals. Address: 4505 102nd Ave. No. 5, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6A 0M8. Online address: [email protected]