Even if the reward is too disconnected from the stimulus in this example, you might still be able to use operant conditioning to train yourself to RC
I try to add 2+2. It equals 5. I then push my fingers through my hand and it works. I don't become lucid at all though. I just go along with the dream.
In a dream last night I looked in a mirror, saw that I was a different race, and did a nose pinch, but I didn't check to see if I could still breathe
I have been trying just the opposite sleep disruption. The idea is that when you sleep normally you will go into deep sleep for a long while then up