The Wall Street Journal reports:

Is it possible to direct our dreams?

Scientists who study dreams say the answer may be yes.

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They point to a small yet emerging body of research that shows that we most likely can, at least sometimes, decide what to dream before we go to sleep and then take some control of our dream while it’s happening. 

The most compelling research in the field is on lucid dreaming, which is when a person is aware that a dream is happening and can sometimes influence events within it. 

You can read about the four steps to choosing your dream here.