Cara Carriveau


COOL or CREEPY?? New dream-shaping technology could be used to guide your dreams

How would you feel about someone controlling your dreams?

The technology may be right around the corner—MIT scientists have figured out how to manipulate the dreams of others using and app with a sleep-tracking device called Dormio. The researchers were able to insert certain topics into a person’s dreams, using prompts like “think of a tree”.

They found 67% of the subjects reported trees in their dreams, in many different and sometimes bizarre scenarios.