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Japanese Dream Machine Predicts Pictures While We Sleep

Posted: April 8th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Cankler Science News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Japanese Dream Machine Predicts Pictures While We Sleep

Japanese Dream Machine Predicts Pictures While We Sleep

Grrr… Waking from a dream, instantly forgetting it is one of the slight handicaps we suffer as intelligent beings, surprisingly it doesn’t seem to appear on any of the interwebs Most Annoying lists – unlike No 12 our ability to eat with our mouths close – which also eeks me no end! Japanese scientists have solved the first problem, they’ve invented a machine that predicts images dreamt during sleep.

In science Visual Imagery during sleep – dreams, or at least the pictorial part of dreams – has until now been elusive to any objective analysis. Japanese researchers however have taken a novel new approach to our none waking hours, utilising machine learning models are able to predict the visual content of  our dreams. The new study – Neural Decoding of Visual Imagery During Sleep –  published in the journal Science and the findings could pave the way to prevent nightmares :: Read the full article »»»»