The NIH reports on research from the Fluid Interfaces group and Harvard Medical School investigating the effect of naps on creativity.
The Washington Post reports on research from the Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces group & Harvard Medical School that naps could aid creativity.
In Discovery Magazine, Media Lab postdoc Adam Haar Horowitz and other researchers discuss the possible ethical issues of influencing dreams.
In a new study, researchers from the Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces group & Harvard Medical School find that brief naps can enhance creativity
Media Lab postdoc Adam Haar Horowitz discusses using “dream engineering” techniques to give people more control over their dreams.
We investigated how guiding dreaming at sleep onset could enhance creativity.
A new study finds people are more creative after waking from the earliest stage of sleep, especially when guided to dream about a topic.
Sleep researchers call for guidelines for influencing dreams.
Advertisers are beginning to explore ways to market products to people while they sleep. A group of scientists talked to NPR about the risks
Dream-hacking techniques can help us create, heal and have fun. They could also become tools of commercial manipulation.
"We can see the waves forming a tsunami that will come, but most people are just sleeping on a beach unaware"
This is the actual stuff of nightmares.
Sleep and dream researchers are urging for an advance tightening of advertising law to nip all this in the bud before it starts in earnest.
“The potential for misuse of these technologies is as ominous as it is obvious.”
After Coors sought to steer unconscious minds to thoughts of beer, scientists have called for curbs on ‘targeted dream incubation.’
Researchers in the Fluid Interfaces group and elsewhere are hoping to learn more about how and why dreams are generated, and their effects.
Dormio is the result of several year's worth of research conducted by the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.
Guided dreaming could be used to boost creativity or to confront sources of stress and trauma.
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.