Dream on. An iPhone app experiment to see if dreams can be created. Where might it lead?

Professor Richard Wiseman is asking for your help to bring in a brand new future or two. He’s doing research using an iPhone app.  Watch the clip below to see how it works, and wonder with me what the future implications might be – both positive and negative. Is this a kind of study you would participate in?  Why or why not? What would the encouragers be?  The discouragers?

Brief Bio of Richard Wiseman

English: Richard Wiseman speaking at TAM Londo...

Psychologist and magician Professor Richard Wiseman has….

– published his research in leading academic journals (including Nature and Science)
– written best-selling books that have been translated into over 30 languages (including The Luck Factor and 59 Seconds)
– given keynote talks around the world (including The Amazing Meeting and Google)
– created YouTube videos that have received over 40 millions views
– worked as a creative consultant to television and live shows (including Mythbusters and The Mentalist)
– was recently listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live.

Marci Segal

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