Dr. Barrett has published academic articles and chapters on health, hypnosis, dreams, and evolutionary psychology. She is editor in chief of the journal Dreaming: The Journal of the Association for the Study of Dreams and a consulting editor for Imagination, Cognition, and Personality and The International Journal for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. Dr. Barrett's commentary on psychological issues has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, Fox, PBS, The Discovery Channel, and the BBC. She has been interviewed for dream articles in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Life, Time, and Newsweek. Her own articles have appeared in Psychology Today and Scientific American Mind. Dr. Barrett has lectured at Esalen, the Smithsonian, and at universities around the world.