Researchers are working to expand and refine two-way communications with sleeping people so more complex conversations may one day be possible. Eye movement readings from an American subject show very clear answers to numerical questions, as well as the LRLRLR pattern to indicate yes, I'm in a lucid dream A german patient responds with eye movements to a math question in morse code during REM sleep Patients were asked to report on their dream experiences afterwards, and how the external stimuli came through A subject look at this in a full EEG rig just before a sleep session in the lab. The electrodes on his face will detect the movement of his eyes as he sleeps. Four independent experiments across the globe have found that it's possible to establish two-way communications with people in the weird, hallucinatory state of lucid dreaming, opening up a new field of real-time "interactive dreaming" research. This is a big deal for scientists trying to work out what the heck is going on as we sleep, because typically they've had to rely on the fragmented, fading scraps of memory people have once they've woken up. "Our experimental goal is akin to finding a way to talk with an astronaut who is on another world," reads the introduction of a combined study between four separate groups in France, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA. Each group set out to test its own techniques on how to "interview" people without waking them up, using the bizarre phenomenon of lucid dreaming as a doorway into the dream world. During regular dreams, we typically have no idea that we're dreaming, simply accepting the strange situations we're placed in without critical judgement. Lucid dreaming, a "notoriously rare phenomenon," is a state where the sleeper is aware that they're dreaming, and sometimes capable of steering their experience. The researchers took one group of experienced lucid dreamers, another of regular folk that they had trained in the art of lucid dreaming, and one patient with narcolepsy who frequently drifted in and out of lucid dream states – and found they were able to have two-way exchanges with members of all three groups. In all the tests, the scientists verified that each subject was in a state of REM sleep, using "standard polysomnographic methods." Facial and eye movements were chosen as the means by which the dreamers could "talk back" to the researchers from the dream world, and the subjects were trained in specific ways of communicating. Some, for example, were trained to move their eyes left to right three times (LRLRLR) in response to an audio cue if they wanted to communicate that they were in the lucid dream state. None were trained with the specific questions they'd be asked when they were asleep. Eye movement readings from an American subject show very clear answers to numerical questions, as well as the LRLRLR pattern to indicate yes, I'm in a lucid dream From there, the USA team from Northwestern University started getting the dreamers to answer maths questions asked verbally by the researchers, with an appropriate number of left-right eye movements scanning all the way left to right, which made the correct answers stand out clearly from the regular levels of eye movement in REM sleep. The Dutch team from Radboud University Medical Center went for something similar, adding some visual cues as well. The German team from Osnabrück University also gave its dreamers math questions, this time in the form of morse code and alternating colors, with left-right eye movements as the answer. A german patient responds with eye movements to a math question in morse code during REM sleep The French team, from Sorbonne University, working with the narcoleptic subject, was able to ask verbal yes/no questions.


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JetBlue's cheapest tickets are getting cheaper but will come with a major catch: No carry-on bag allowed Dawn Gilbertson , USA TODAY Published 5:00 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2021 | Updated 3:26 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2021 Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines have all joined United Airlines in ditching change fees for flights within the U.S. USA TODAY JetBlue Airways is shaking up its ticket perks and restrictions, with some changes that will thrill travelers and a major one that will infuriate plenty of passengers. The biggest news for travelers who book the cheapest fare they find: JetBlue says it is lowering prices on many basic economy tickets to better compete with no-frills discounters like Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant.  The lower fares will come with a major catch, however. Travelers buying JetBlue's "Blue Basic'' tickets beginning next week will not be allowed to bring a traditional carry-on bag as of July 20. They will only be allowed to bring a small bag that fits underneath the seat. Other bags have to be checked for a fee . United Airlines has a similar restriction on its basic economy tickets. American and Delta do not. (Southwest Airlines doesn't have basic economy tickets.) Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant passengers have to pay a fee to bring a full-size carry-on bag on board. More COVID-19 cruise cancellations: Norwegian, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania, AIDA cancel more sailings as COVID-19 surge continues JetBlue executives said they are adding the carry-on bag ban for basic economy passengers for two reasons. The airline wants to align its restrictions with those of the no-frills carriers and it wants to free up overhead bin space as part of a bold new promise guaranteeing other passengers spots for their carry-on bags. Beginning July 20, JetBlue will guarantee passengers buying any ticket but a basic economy ticket for flights within the U.S. room for one carry-on in the overhead bins.