Wired Magazine on the neuroscience of ‘Inception’

Wired.com has just posted this article on the hit movie Inception. Jonah Lehrer, the article’s author, argues:

From the perspective of your brain, dreaming and movie-watching are strangely parallel experiences. In fact, one could argue that sitting in a darkened theater and staring at a thriller is the closest one can get to REM sleep with open eyes.

WARNING: The article contains spoilers – proceed with caution if you have not seen the film (or if you plan to see it in the future and care about spoilers).


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