The theoretical background of Paul Tholey was the Gestalt theory of the Berlin School (Wertheimer, Koehler, Koffka). Tholey was one of the most eminent German Gestalt psychologists of the third generation. He was a member of the international Society for Gestalt Theory and its applications (GTA) and co-editor of its quarterly Gestalt Theory. Born in 1937, professor in psychology at several universities in Germany, Paul Tholey has advanced lucid dream research in a most original way since four decades. He has published numerous articles and books about lucid dreaming in five languages. In 1987 he organized the first European congress for lucid dream research. He was co-founder of the European Association for the Study of Dreams (EASD), member of the international Association for the Study of Dreams (ASD) and the Lucidity Association. Paul Tholey has died in December 1998.
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