Incu-succubi: Demon in the Halls of Sleep


Demon in the halls of sleep...  Photo by Igor Igorevich
Demon in the halls of sleep... Photo by Igor Igorevich

Incubi and succubi emerge from Western demonology as supernatural seducers who prey on human passion. But of course seductive demons and sexual ghosts can be found in traditions around the world. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe explore the basics of incubus and succubus myths, a few international variants and the possible biological, psychological and neurological explanations for these paranormal encounters.

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Topics in this Podcast: myth, demons, sleep, China, folklore, Paranormal, sex