April 8, 2013
Japanese researchers have successfully predicted images seen in sleep based on MRI scans of brain activity.
As reported in Science, they recruited three volunteers to sleep in fMRI machines for 3-hour sessions over the course of 10 days while the researchers monitored each volunteer’s brain activity. They also used EEG to track the brain’s overall electrical activity.
The researchers woke subjects every six or seven minutes, asked them… read more