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Japanese scientists figure out how to read ‘visual contents’ of dreams with brain scansA team of Japanese scientists have revealed they can scan your brain and tell what you are dreaming about at least 60% of the time.In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, the team from Japan revealed how they were able to figure out what people were dreaming about.“In this study, we tried to read out what we called the visual contents of dreaming from brain activity during sleep which is measured by functional MRI (fMRI),” said team scientist Yukiyasu Kamitani in an interview for Science’s podcast. (fotolia)

Japanese scientists figure out how to read ‘visual contents’ of dreams with brain scans
A team of Japanese scientists have revealed they can scan your brain and tell what you are dreaming about at least 60% of the time.

In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, the team from Japan revealed how they were able to figure out what people were dreaming about.

“In this study, we tried to read out what we called the visual contents of dreaming from brain activity during sleep which is measured by functional MRI (fMRI),” said team scientist Yukiyasu Kamitani in an interview for Science’s podcast. (fotolia)

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