Brain zap allows dream reexperience while awake
9 March 2018
By Penny Sarchet
People with epilepsy sometimes recall old dreams during seizures. Now a study has found that stimulating a particular part of their brains with electricity can also make this happen.
“I saw something, a dream – a nightmare I had a couple of years ago. An object on a table,” said one person analysed in the study.
This phenomenon is called déjà-rêvé, which means “already dreamed”. While déjà-vu is a feeling of familiarity for a new situation, déjà-rêvé seems …
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