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Researchers have unveiled the content of people's unconscious minds using new technology.

This article titled “Brain scans decode dream content” was written by Mo Costandi, for guardian.co.uk on Friday 5th April 2013 09.40 UTC

A team of Japanese neuroscientists has used brain scanning technology to read the content of people’s dreams.

Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto and his colleagues used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to scan the brains of three people as they slept, while simultaneously recording their brain waves using electroencephalography (EEG).

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