Image rehearsal gone high-tech

The hope is that the soldier “learns to activate the parasympathetic dream scenarios when aroused by traumatic memories by using 3D goggles, coping successfully with intrusive nightmares,” …

And there will be security hurdles, as well as technological ones, if dreams are downloaded from hospital computers onto soldiers’ laptops. “

First step towards manufacturing commercialized dream scenarios! 

http://gawker.com/5852132/the-armys-plan-to-cure-nightmares

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About Tore Nielsen

Researcher at University of Montreal and Director of Dream & Nightmare Laboratory
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2 Responses to Image rehearsal gone high-tech

  1. DNL News Feed says:

    I think this is a very cool development. I suspect that the ‘Power dreams’ will turn out to be personalized relaxation scenarios that may (but probably won’t) be related to the person’s nightmares. It is also interesting that they could nab a half a million $ without having data showing that the system works…

  2. elizaveta solomonova says:

    exploring and playing with dream imagery will probably have a good effect in familiarizing the dreamers with their personal imagery and dream mechanics… nightmares aside, this can be used to train dreamers in lucidity or mental imagery… depending on how flexible the program will be. Or will it reflect the stereotypes of ‘dreaming’? It is audio-visual VR after all…

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