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Table 1. 

Phenomenological Analysis of Thoughts across Wakefulness and Sleep in All Participants

Wake vs. N2Wake vs. REMN2 vs. REM
puncorpcorpuncorpcorpuncorpcor
Metacognition .0004 .01* .0003 .008* .66 
Social focus .03 .63 .00004 .001* .19 
Positive emotions .74 .00008 .002* .003 .06 
Negative emotions .90 .04 .8 
Past focus .88 .29 .26 
Present focus .76 .08 .38 
Future focus .60 .26 .39 
Bizarreness .94 .27 .32 
Cognitive effort .80 .001 .02* .002 .04* 
Duration n/a n/a n/a n/a .00002 .001* 
Richness/complexity n/a n/a n/a n/a .00001 .0001* 
Voluntary control n/a n/a n/a n/a .91 
Recall of experience n/a n/a n/a n/a .000007 .0001* 
Wake vs. N2Wake vs. REMN2 vs. REM
puncorpcorpuncorpcorpuncorpcor
Metacognition .0004 .01* .0003 .008* .66 
Social focus .03 .63 .00004 .001* .19 
Positive emotions .74 .00008 .002* .003 .06 
Negative emotions .90 .04 .8 
Past focus .88 .29 .26 
Present focus .76 .08 .38 
Future focus .60 .26 .39 
Bizarreness .94 .27 .32 
Cognitive effort .80 .001 .02* .002 .04* 
Duration n/a n/a n/a n/a .00002 .001* 
Richness/complexity n/a n/a n/a n/a .00001 .0001* 
Voluntary control n/a n/a n/a n/a .91 
Recall of experience n/a n/a n/a n/a .000007 .0001* 

Wilcoxon signed-rank tests between high-thought trials in wakefulness, N2 sleep, and REM sleep.

*

Significant difference after correction for multiple comparisons for 31 independent tests using the Holm–Bonferroni method and adjustment of p values at a .05 significance level.

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