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InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
Dormio is the result of several year's worth of research conducted by the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group.
Haar Horowitz, Adam. "Incubating Dreams: Awakening Creativity." Program in Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab. August 2019.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.
Guided dreaming could be used to boost creativity or to confront sources of stress and trauma.
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.
BBC Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
We spend a third of our lives sleeping but precious little is really known for sure about what happens when our heads hit the pillow.
When South by Southwest 2020 convenes in Austin, TX March 13-21, many of the speakers taking the stage will be members of the Media Lab.
The Ars Electronica Festival runs from September 6-10, 2018 in Linz, Austria
A group at MIT’s Media Lab known as the “Dream Team” thinks you can harness your unconscious mind with tech you can wear to bed.
Researchers in the Fluid Interfaces group and elsewhere are hoping to learn more about how and why dreams are generated, and their effects.
From improving your mood to focusing your creativity, scientists at MIT’s Dream Lab want to prove the power of dreams.
When is a sleeper actually asleep?
"We can see the waves forming a tsunami that will come, but most people are just sleeping on a beach unaware"
Carr, Michelle, Adam Haar, Judith Amores, Pedro Lopes, Guillermo Bernal, Tomás Vega, Oscar Rosello, Abhinandan Jain, and Pattie Maes. "Dream engineering: Simulating worlds through sensory stimulation." Consciousness and cognition 83 (2020): 102955.
Media and technology are now core parts of civic and political engagement. We believe designing these digital tools and spaces for social...
Pattie Maes discusses her group’s approach to bridging this divide and improving our relationships with technology.
60 Minutes goes inside the MIT Media Lab.
Cocoon is our vision of a programmable dream machine from the future. This device would be enabled by the synthesis of many devices under...
Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity, set out to underline the close connections between art and technology.
The Personal Robots group bridges the gap between intelligent personified technologies and human collaborative behavior. We take a multid...
FLUID INTERFACESWhile today's pervasive digital devices put the world’s information at our fingertips, they do not help us with some...