Jayne Gackenbach Snyder


Jayne Gackenbach Snyder


Contact information

Email: jayneg@athabascau.ca


Retired Emeritus Professor from MacEwan University and currently a tutor in CMNS and PSYC at AU. Long professional history teaching in US and Canada. Many publications on dreams and consciousness and most recently on digital life.

Research interests

  • Dreams
  • Consciousness
  • Video games
  • Digital life

Educational credentials

  • 1973 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
    Major: graduate work in educational psychology
  • 1974-1976 MS, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    Major: general experimental psychology
    Thesis Title: A Perceptual Defense Approach to the Study of Sex Role Identity, Expectations, and Attitudes
  • 1976-1978 Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    Ph.D. in general experimental psychology
    Major area of interest: social/personality
    Dissertation Title: A Personality and Cognitive Style Analysis of Lucid Dreaming