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Mysterious Brain Waves May Connect REM Sleep with Visual Experiences
Philip Jaekl | Jul 16, 2017
New methods could propel investigation of neural “PGO” wave patterns that may underlie critical aspects of visual experience, dreaming, and even psychosis.
Scientists Identify More-Precise Neural Correlates of Dreaming
Ashley P. Taylor | Apr 10, 2017
By examining brainwave patterns in a posterior cortical area, scientists can predict when people are dreaming.
Catherine Offord | Feb 29, 2016
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Perchance to Dream
Karen Zusi | Feb 29, 2016
Mapping the dreaming brain through neuroimaging and studies of brain damage
In Your Dreams
David Gelernter | Feb 29, 2016
Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.
Eyes Track Dream Scenes
Kerry Grens | Aug 13, 2015
In vivo recordings from humans reveal that brain activity related to seeing pictures correlates with eye movements during REM sleep.
Magic Mushroom Dreams
Jef Akst | Jul 3, 2014
A psychedelic compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms triggers brain activity characteristic of dream states.
Jef Akst | Dec 31, 2012
Researchers learn to predict visual imagery in dreams based on functional MRI scans of brain activity during sleep.