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UC Berkeley researchers tap into technology that may one day allow for re-watching your dreams.

September 26, 2011

wow!

Authors of a new study published in Current Biology were able to reconstruct YouTube videos from a subject’s brain activity with the help of magnetic resonance imaging. In other words, study subjects watched videos while their brains were monitored, and scientists were later able to reconstruct approximate images of those videos from the brain imaging data.

“This is a major leap toward reconstructing internal imagery,” coauthor and psychology professor Jack Gallant told ABC News. “We are opening a window into the movies in our minds.”

http://slatest.slate.com/posts/2011/09/24/scientists_turn_brain_activity_into_moving_images.html?from=rss/&wpisrc=newsletter_slatest

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