Humint Events Online: Rat Dreams Controlled While They Sleep

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Rat Dreams Controlled While They Sleep

I'm sure this technology would only ever be used for good!
Researchers working at MIT have successfully manipulated the content of a rat's dream by replaying an audio cue that was associated with the previous day's events, namely running through a maze (what else).

The breakthrough furthers our understanding of how memory gets consolidated during sleep -- but it also holds potential for the prospect of "dream engineering."
Assuming, that the military and intel agencies don't already have have this worked out and are using it constantly...


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