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Scientists Figure Out What You See While You're Dreaming

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Sleeping dreaming

A learning algorithm, coupled with MRI readings, was able to predict the images seen by dreamers with 60% accuracy.

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Mark Sebastian

In today's science-so-weird-it-absolutely-must-be-science-fiction contest, we have a clear winner: a new study in which a team of scientists use an MRI machine, a computer model, and thousands of images from the Internet to figure out what people see as they dream.

From Smithsonian magazine
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