Neural Decoding of Visual Imagery During Sleep

  title={Neural Decoding of Visual Imagery During Sleep},
  author={Tomoyasu Horikawa and Masako Tamaki and Yoichi Miyawaki and Yukiyasu Kamitani},
  pages={639 - 642}
Visual imagery during sleep has long been a topic of persistent speculation, but its private nature has hampered objective analysis. [] Key Method Decoding models trained on stimulus-induced brain activity in visual cortical areas showed accurate classification, detection, and identification of contents. Our findings demonstrate that specific visual experience during sleep is represented by brain activity patterns shared by stimulus perception, providing a means to uncover subjective contents of dreaming…

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  • Maquet
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