Brain Zap Can Make People Re-Experience Old Dreams While Awake

People with epilepsy sometimes recall old dreams during seizures. Now a study has found that stimulating a particular part of their brains with electricity can also make this happen. “I saw something, a dream – a nightmare I had a couple of years ago. An object on a table,” said one person analysed in the study. (March 9, 2018)

This phenomenon is called déjà-rêvé, which means “already dreamed”. While déjà-vu is a feeling of familiarity for a new situation, déjà-rêvé seems …

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