Scientists Build Dream Decoder Machine; Have Learned Nothing from ‘Inception’
April 5, 2013
Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley have built a device that can be used to decode dreams. The researchers connected the machines to volunteers as they drifted off to sleep, and later used the brain scans to determine the content of their dreams.
According to one of the lead researchers. Jack Gallant, the idea is that one day his “dream decoder” will allow people to inspect their forgotten dreams after they wake up. He told NPR, "If you could build the perfect dream decoder it would create a movie on your television screen and it would just replay your dreams”. Yes Mr. Gallant, but what happens when you dream inside a dream? We hope, at the very least, you gave these volunteers totems …