Recent research findings indicate that regular lucid dreaming is significantly linked to heightened functional connectivity between the anterior prefrontal cortex and temporoparietal association areas, reports MDLinx.

Link between lucid dreaming and mental illness. Interestingly, the patterns of electrical brain activity during lucid dreaming are similar to those produced by psychosis (eg, schizophrenia), depersonalization, and pseudoseizures. Like lucid dreaming, these conditions entail an abnormal disconnect to consciousness.