Computers can ‘see’ people’s dreams

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From NBC News

By Tia Ghose Live Science   1 Day Ago

A computer can predict what you’re dreaming about based on brain wave activity, new research suggests.

By measuring people’s brain activity during waking moments, researchers were able to pick out the signatures of specific dream imagery — such as keys or a bed — while the dreamer was asleep.

“We know almost nothing about the function of dreaming,” said study co-author Masako Tamaki, a neuroscientist at Brown University. “Using this method, we might be able to know more about the function of dreaming.”

The findings, which were published today (April 4) in the journal Science, could also help scientists understand what goes on in the brain when people have nightmares. . . . Read Complete Report

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